128 fatwas

  • Does not pray and wants to consider the money she sent to her poor family as Zakat Date: 20-5-2007

    AlSalaam Alikum Can a woman who's declared Shahadah but not praying who sends needed money to her poor family consider that money Zakat?.. More

  • How Islam tackled the problem of poverty Date: 30-4-2007

    I would want to know the Islamic perspective on the causes of Poverty, its effects and ways of eradicating it according to the Prophet. .. More

  • Impact of Zakat on the Muslim Date: 3-4-2007

    What effects does Zakat have on a Muslim?.. More

  • Zakat on the money of wife and children in case it reached Nisaab Date: 14-3-2007

    Slamalaykoum, I live in Belgium with my wife and 2 childeren concerning Zakat Elmal what would be the amount in EURO for elnesaab? and is the 2.5% should be applied seprately on the money of my wife and 2 childeren in other words shall i look to the money of my wife sepratley then see if it exceeds elnesaab if yes then we pay from it 2.5% , and look.. More

  • Zakat on debt in business Date: 27-9-2006

    Aasalaam alaikum. I want your guidance for calculating my Zakah. I am engaged in a small business of supplying engines to taxi (car) owners in India. They pay the engine price in instalments. Hence, i have some money to be received from the taxi owners (which insha-allah i may receive during the coming months / year). Do i need to pay Zakat on this.. More

  • Zakat is obligatory every lunar year Date: 20-9-2006

    We Muslims are giving zakat every year and we know it is obligatory. One of my friend questioned why we have to give every year, where it is written? As per him, it is once in a life. Please give the evidence from Quran and Hadith for supporting that zakat has to be given on yearly basis. .. More

  • Zakat on money kept to be paid for a purchased land Date: 19-9-2006

    I have purchased in December 2005 a piece of land. I have partially paid its cost (a kind of down-payment) waiting for transaction finalisation (some paperwork to be provided). I still have to pay around 20,000 $ which I have kept in my bank account. Do I have to give Zakat on this amount knowing that one I may finalize the issue at any time (depends.. More

  • Zakat on gold saved to pay off a loan Date: 3-4-2006

    My friend has a question about Zakaah. She wants to know if there is Zakaah on gold if it is being kept to pay back a student loan. She has to pay off a loan, so can she buy gold without paying Zakaat on it. This will eventually be used to pay back the loan. .. More

  • Zakah on money one borrowed from others Date: 16-2-2006

    Please give me a detailed answer to my questions, about Zakaat.1- I have a debt that amounts to $ 8ooo; I am not intending to pay the whole dept at once. I am only making monthly payments which may take more than a year for finish up, should I deduct the whole debt (total $8,000) then pay Zakaat on the rest?, or deduct only the amount of a single.. More

  • Calculating Nisaab for Zakat by an international standard Date: 23-5-2005

    Is the Nisaab of Zakaat different for different countries? Should it be the same for a person of Somalia where most of the country is below the UN established poverty line and for Switzerland, where hardly anyone is below the poverty line? The Nisaab set by Mohammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, for the camel, the goats and the gold, all were.. More

  • Zakat on savings for expenses Date: 5-5-2005

    I'm retired. Must pay monthly 600 dollars for my 2 sons schooling for the next 3 years. The amount of money I have in bank can hardly cover above expenses. Should Zakaat apply? .. More

  • Zakat matters Date: 13-4-2005

    I have only two questions, all are concern to Zakaat Al-Maal. My first question is: Somebody gave me a credit for the business. That money is my possession until one year I shall put the Zakaat for the profit that I got or all money I have? Because I shall pay the person who had gave me that credit. My second question is: I did the business.. More

  • Estimating Zakat, and Allaah giving power to read minds Date: 22-2-2005

    I have two questions which I wanted to be answered: 1) Can a person give Zakaat by estimation and by being sure that the Zakaat amount is more than what he acquires? 2) Is there any special prayer due to which Allaah gives a person a power through which he can read other peoples mind? I have heard of few good Muslims who have these powers.. More

  • Hadeeth about Zakat Date: 9-2-2005

    Is there a Hadeeth says that if Zakaat was given in a land as it should be, there would be no poverty? .. More

  • Zakat on life insurance Date: 1-12-2004

    I want to know details about Zakaat on life insurance policy amount... More