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Fatawaa - Search Sections - Who is Obliged to Pay Zakah and what is the Amount

Ruling on the Zakah of Saffron

What is the ruling of Sharia on the Zakah of saffron? Moreover, is it permissible to pay its Zakah in cash? It is worth pointing that saffron is cultivated for almost six weeks a year.

 

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Consequences of Miscalculating Zakah

I have miscalculated the Zakah on my wealth where I thought it was (5%) while it was (2.5%). I realized this mistake after I had distributed the Zakah. What is the ruling of Sharia on this? Is it permissible to consider the excess amount as advanced Zakah for the coming year?

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Keeping Property in an Unsuitable Place is an Act of Negligence

My sister has transferred the Zakat of her money to my account in order for me to distribute it, on her behalf, among those entitled to it. Unfortunately, that sum was stolen from my car. Should I give that exact sum from my own money without telling my sister about what happened?

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Ruling on the Zakah of Interests

What is the ruling of Sharia on the Zakah of usurious money?

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Is Employee`s Salary Liable for Zakah?

Are the salaries of an employee liable for Zakah? Should there be a separate lunar year for each Zakatable amount?

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Ruling on Zakah of Debts

What is the ruling on the Zakah of debts which aren't likely to be collected and those likely to be collected? What is the ruling on Zakah of merchandise comprising of foodstuffs and how is it calculated? Is Zakah due on personal belongings such as cars?

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Whatever is Designated for Trade, Including Books, is Liable for Zakah

Are books designated for trade liable for Zakah after one year passes over their issuing although they weren`t sold? Is it permissible to pay their Zakah as books?

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Ruling on the Zakah of a Piece of Land Depends on the Intention behind Buying it

 I`m keeping a plot of land (10 Dunums) for my children. Is it liable for Zakah?

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Islamic Ruling on Money Spent in Charitable Projects

A charity organization has two bank accounts. One for charities and Zakah and the other for the revenues generated from rents and the kindergarten. Is the second account liable for Zakah?

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Zakah on the Funds of Trade Unions and Charitable Societies

We are food retailers who pay contributions to the union`s fund, in addition to some donations. Are these amounts liable for Zakah?

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Is Zakah(obligatory charity) due on the Zakah money received by a poor person, and reached a Nissab( minimum amount liable for Zakah), and a whole lunar year had lapsed over having it in his possession? ? Read More
Who should pay the Zakah(obligatory charity) from the orphan`s money? ? Read More
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Is Zakah(obligatory charity) due on rented property, and how is it calculated? ? Read More
Is Zakah(obligatory charity) due on owned land? ? Read More