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Can Zakat al-Fitr Be Waived with the Passage of Time?

Can Zakat al-Fitr Be Waived with the Passage of Time?

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- It is forbidden to delay Zakat al-Fitr until after the day of Eid, unless there is a valid excuse, such as not having access to one’s …

Forgot Zakat Al-Fitr What to Do

Is Zakat al-Fitr Obligatory on Fasting Persons only?

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: Fasting is not a condition for zakat al-fitr being obligatory on Muslims. It is incumbent upon Muslims even if they did not observe …

Should We Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Baby Born on the Eve of Eid?

Should We Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Baby Born on the Eve of Eid?

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: If the baby is born on the eve of Eid and before the Eid Prayer, the guardian is required to pay Zakat al-Fitr for him or …

What Are the Sunnah Acts on the Day of Eid Al-Fitr?

What Are the Sunnah Acts on the Day of Eid Al-Fitr?

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: There are some Sunnah acts that we should do the day of Eid al-Fitr, among which are the following: 1- …

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 …

How Much Is Zakat Al-Fitr?

How Much Is Zakat Al-Fitr?

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: 1- Zakat Al-Fitr is obligatory on each Muslim householder to pay for each member of his family, i.e., his wife, …

What Is The Logic Behind Ramadan's Special Charity?

What Is The Logic Behind Ramadan's Special Charity?

Short Answer: Its role is to purify the hearts of the givers of zakah from greed for money and clinging to it too much. It frees them from being enslaved by money and worldly things, and makes them realize their position in the universe as the servants of Allah, not the servants of money. It is a …



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