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Can I Give Zakah to Poor Persons to Perform Hajj?

Can I Give Zakah to Poor Persons to Perform Hajj?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is not good to give Zakah to poor persons to perform hajj especially in today’s world conditions. Answering your question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior …

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Is It Permissible to Calculate Zakah Now and Pay Later?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Delaying Zakah till you have enough liquidity of cash money should be only under certain necessity. From your message, it …

Money Saved for Hajj: Is Zakah Required?

Is There Zakah on the Money Saved for Hajj?

Wa`alaykumas-salam warahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: This saved money should be added to any other wealth you have, and you must pay zakah on it if it has reached …

Zakah - The Investment With the Best Returns

Zakah - The Best Investment With the Best Returns

Allah favors some people with more wealth than others; it’s as much a test as a blessing. What you do with that excess wealth determines your success in this world and the hereafter. When you give zakah to the needy, you realize that your money isn’t your…

Forgot Zakat Al-Fitr: What to Do?

Forgot Zakat Al-Fitr: What to Do?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In thsi fatwa: Forgetting Zakat al-Fitr does not justify neglecting it, as a Muslim would not be blamed for what he or she forgot. So, you …

Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family?

Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Zakat Al-Fitr is obligatory on every Muslim, whether male or female, minor or adult as long as he/she has the means to do so. With regard …

Can I Give Zakat al-Fitr in Cash?

Can I Give Zakat al-Fitr in Cash?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this Fatwa: 1- The majority of scholars said that we should give Zakat al-Fitr in the form of food. 2- Imam Abu Hanifa and some other scholars …

Who is Zakat Given to? These 2 Are the Most Important

Who is Zakat Given to? These 2 Are the Most Important

Who is zakat given to? Allah explicitly mentions eight categories of zakat and these are found in the Quran in chapter 9. These eight categories are essentially the only categories that zakat can be given to. 1-2- Sadaqah or charity is given to the fakir and the miskeen.



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