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Zakat on Wealth is Obligatory, even if its Owner is Unaware of it

A person passed away 15 years ago, and financial amounts were discovered in banks, as well as stocks and profits. Is Zakat obligatory on this wealth, and how is it calculated?

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Is Zakah Payable on the Kept Zakah Money?

After my father passed away, we found that he hadn`t paid the Zakah due on his wealth for several years. We calculated that Zakah and wanted to pay it to clear him from liability before Almighty Allah. However, because of certain conditions, we didn`t pay it and kept it in our possession for over two years and a half. Is Zakah liable on this kept 

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Pledging Money as Collateral doesn`t Discontinue the Hawl of Zakah

On Sept. 9th, 2015, ten thousand JDs were paid to Income and Sales Tax Department as an insurance against the issuance of an importer`s card. Three years later, that money was given back. Is Zakah due on it?

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Authorizing a Charitable Organization to Give the Zakaah of Cash as Food Parcels

What is the ruling of Sharia on giving the Zakaah of cash in the form of food parcels?

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Giving the Zakah upon Money in a Form of Food Parcels is impermissible

What is the ruling on paying Zakah upon money in a form of food supplies and the like?

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Ruling on Money Earned during Hawl

I have a sum of money that reached Nisaab in the month of Muharam. Six months later, I earned a thousand JDs. Should I pay the Zakah on both amounts or just the portion which reached Nisaab and one lunar year elapsed on possessing it?

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It is Permissible to Intend Gifts Given to Relatives on Eid Day as Zakah

Is it permissible to consider gifts given to relatives, if they were poor, on the Eid {feast} day as Zakah {obligatory charity}? Is it permissible to give them as items or presents?

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Hawl of Saved Gold is that of the Money it was Bought with

A woman started buying gold liras on the 10nth of March 2011. By the end of September of the same year, the total number of liras became 41. When is Zakah due on them?

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Ruling on Zakah of Debt

A man`s children owe him five hundred JDs. Is it permissible for him to give the Zakah of this amount or not?

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Sharia Basis for Nissab of Gold and its Assessment in Modern Weights

School books state that the Nisaab for gold is (85 grams) of pure gold, so the Nisaab of circulated currency is calculated through multiplying (85 grams) by the current price of the gram of gold. However, the book [Al-Fiqh Al-Manhaji Ala Al-Math-hab Al-Shafie], states otherwise, so where did the Nisaab for gold (85 grams) come from and is it based on evidence from Sharia?

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Ruling on the Zakah of Land Bought for Building a House on

Years ago, I bought a piece of land to build a house for my own living with my family. However, after sometime, I sold it because I decided to build a house somewhere else. I bought a new piece of land after I sold the first. Is the amount for which I sold the land liable for Zakah and how much is it?

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Islamic Ruling on Zakah of the Money of Jordan Cement Factories Co. Ltd Staff Provident Fund
A staff provident fund was established at the Jordan Cement Factories Co. Ltd. This Fund`s system is based on the following:
First: (10%) is deducted from basic salary and (15%) is paid by the company.
Second: An employee may borrow (50%) of his financial rights in the provident fund after ten years of service (Outstanding advance).
Third: An employee has the right to withdraw his entire balance (Deductions from salary and company payments) after fifteen years of service.
Fourth: An employee`s entire balance (Deductions from salary and company payments) is returned to him upon separation from service.
Fifth: Annual profits shall be divided among staff members at the end of every fiscal year.
Based on the above information, how should staff members who are participants in this fund calculate Zakah due on their money?
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Woman`s Jewelry isn`t Liable for Zakah unless Hoarded

Is a woman`s jewelry liable for Zakah although she sometimes wears it?

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Money Saved for a Need is Liable for Zakah once it Reaches Nisaab and a Full Lunar Year Elapses while Possessing it
I have saved eleven thousand JDs to buy a house with and a full lunar year passed while possessing it. Is this amount liable for Zakah?
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