152 fatwas

  • Giving Zakaah to Poor Students Date: 2-8-2018

    Assalamu'alaykumCan Zakat be given for fees of poor student who is studying in Islamic Madrasa(studying Hifzul Qur'an, Aalimiyat course)JazakAllahukhayran .. More

  • Giving Zakat to Marry Off a Stepdaughter Date: 1-7-2018

    DEAR SIR,CAN A ZAKAH BE GIVEN TO A STEP DAUGHTERS MARRIAGE AND WHAT PROPORTION SHOULD BE GIVEN OT TOTAL ZAKAH AMOUNT KINDLY INFORM US FOR THE SAKE OF ALLAH.JAZAK ALLAH KHAIR .. More

  • Creditor giving his Zakaah to debtor Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My sister and her husband borrowed around 15,000 USD from me 2 years ago, and they have not payed me back yet. So they are indebted to me. They have around 3,000 USD in the bank, saved for their children's future. They have no other assets. They rent their house. Their salary is enough to pay their expenses, but not to save. Are they.. More

  • Giving relative zakaah to settle debt to bank Date: 28-12-2017

    I have already posted this question. Question Number: 2666660 One of my relatives has taken a loan from a bank by giving gold (jewelry) as security in order to purchase a piece of land. Now they are unable to repay the loan to the bank, and within another few months, the bank will take the gold in their possession. This is an interest-based bank. My.. More

  • Wife giving zakaah to insolvent husband who owns land Date: 13-11-2017

    I have given zakah to my husband for two years as well as advance zakah for a coming year because he used to tell me that he does not have any money for my maintenance, so I thought that instead of him borrowing a lot from me, it would be rather wise to give an advance zakah. I was annoyed that he has wasted it on himself againthan saving it for my.. More

  • Giving zakaah money to non-Muslims Date: 21-10-2017

    Dear Mufti. I live in a city in which there are very few Muslims, and only Christians live here. The people here are very poor and needy, so I help them and give them my zakah, and I hope that maybe my kindness inspires them and they realize that Islam is a great religion. I speak English, and people only speak Portuguese here, but with my kind act,.. More

  • Whether wife may pay zakaah to her husband Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, shaykh. I have a question regarding zakah. My parents have given me some gold, and my husband's salary is not enough to pay zakah for my gold, and I know that I have to sell my gold to take out the zakah money. So my question is: can I use my zakah money for my own household expenses? My husband also owes a huge amonut of money to.. More

  • Giving zakaah money to idle son Date: 1-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Brother. We have a son who is 30 years old and has no job. He has been trying to work ever since he finished his education (MBA), but every job he gets does not last for more than two to five months, and then he is jobless again. He is also not able to marry due to this. His father has been spending on him his whole life, even until.. More

  • Using zakaah money to buy hospital accessories Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work in a hospital where certain accessories belong to zakah money. I have doubts about using them on people for whom this is impermissible. I want to compensate for this with an amount of money. Can I give it to any other organization or foundation? What should be my intention? .. More

  • Wife of poor man may not pay her zakaah on household expenses Date: 22-4-2017

    My husband is poor. He has borrowed a lot of my gold and wealth and also more from my mother, which is part of my undistributed inheritance. He has difficulty paying back this debt because he has other debts too. I have been giving my zakah and sometimes advance my zakah to my husband. I work hard to earn for myself because no one else would help me.. More

  • Paying zakah to poor grandfather Date: 14-11-2016

    There are two orphans aged seven and eleven; their father left wealth for them; they annually pay zakah on it. Their grandfather is a pensioner though he has another son that cares for him, but he is still poor and needs the zakah. is it permissible for him to have a share in his grandchildrens' zakah? .. More

  • Zakah may not be paid to settle loan Date: 13-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum to the Islamweb.net team. I have a question regarding zakah. If a person, regardless of whether he was in need or not, has taken a loan from an interest-based bank and is now unable to repay the bank, can he use his zakah money to repay his debts to the bank given that, in this case, it is interest-based? So what is the ruling here? .. More

  • Paying zakah to reunite man with wife and daughter Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is related to zakah. I have a Muslim friend that lives in Dubai, he earns around 4,000 AED and lives in a company-provided room. He is married and has a young daughter, but they live in India. In order for him to bring his family to Dubai, he needs to rent an apartment and pay a few fees to get the necessary application.. More

  • Giving zakah to sister Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Mufti. I would appreciate it if you could make the following points clear to me: 1) My sister's husband has been out of a job for many years. We always support her. Now, I have some amount of money that I need to give out as zakah. Can I give this zakah money to her? 2) She received about 6 lacs from her father's land deal... More

  • Paying zakah to children of father's second wife Date: 17-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Sir, is it permissible to spend zakah money on my father's second wife's children for their studies. They are still dependent and studying and my father passed away 18 months ago. Please advise .. More