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19 ربيع الأول 1443  ,  26 October 2021

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Fatawaa - Search Sections - Zakat (Alms)

It is Permissible to Pay Zakah to Indebted Son with Conditions

Seven brothers have a company, but one of them is struggling financially and ran up debts estimated at more than two thousand, which he is demanded to pay off. Is it permissible for his father to give him the Zakah of the company`s money to pay off those debts?

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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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Ruling on Stipulating that Recipient of Zakah Spends it in a Certain Channel

As giver of Zakah, is it permissible for me to stipulate that the recipient of Zakah spends it in a certain channel?

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It is Permissible to Pay Zakah of Wealth before its Due Time

What is the Islamic ruling on Zakah? What is the virtue of Zakah? When should Zakah be paid? And, is it permissible to pay Zakah before its due time?

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Islamic Ruling on Paying Expiation Money to Cancer Patients

What is the ruling of Sharia on receiving expiation money in favor of poor cancer patients in the form of food coupons; three JDs per meal?

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Taking Back Money Given to a Rich Beggar I have given some money to a beggar, but I found out that she was rich. Therefore, my daughter tricked her and managed to take that money back. What is the Islamic ruling on what my daughter has done? • Read More
Ruling on Paying Zakah to Cover Marriage and Wedding Expenses of the Poor What is the ruling on paying Zakah funds, collected by a charity, to get those who meet the conditions of poverty and destitution married where a collective wedding will be held for twenty to thirty persons with a cost of one hundred and twenty to one hundred and fifty thousand JDs? • Read More
Ruling on Zakat of Amounts Retained in Letters of Credit I purchase commodities from abroad via an Islamic bank where I deposit a certain amount of money in the trust account. However, one full lunar year has elapsed over that amount and, still, the commodities haven`t arrived yet. How should I calculate the Zakat of that amount? • Read More
Zakat on Wealth Earned from Salam Contract I`m a business agent for some international companies. Customers come and pay, in advance, the price of commodities to be delivered later from the mother company. One full lunar year elapses over the earned amounts. How should I calculate their Zakah? • Read More
Ruling on Zakat of Goods Purchased under Istisna` Contract I have purchased goods, for resale, under an Istisna` contract. Although I have paid part of the price and one full lunar year has elapsed, the goods are still being manufactured abroad. How should I calculate the Zakat of the goods and the sum that I have paid? • Read More
Ruling on Investing Gratuity Funds and their Liability for Zakah

What is the Islamic ruling on investing the funds of gratuity and staff provident in profitable businesses? Are they liable for Zakah every lunar year and should their Zakah be given from the profits?

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Ruling on Giving Zakat to One`s Debtor in Exchange for Debt What is the ruling on giving the Zakat of my wealth to the Zakat Fund under the condition that it pays off the debt of some persons who owe me; knowing that they are either imprisoned or wanted? • Read More
Delegating a Charitable Organization to Deliver Zakah to the Poor and Needy As a charitable organization, we help autistic children develop their skills and integrate into society. What is the ruling of Sharia on giving Zakah to this organization to serve this noble purpose? • Read More
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? • Read More