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  • Offering Gifts To Doctors To Prescribe His Company’s Medicines Date: 17-9-2019

    ASALAM ALAKUM SHEIKH MY QUESTION I AM FROM NON ISLAMIC COUNTRY I AM DOING BUSINESS OF MEDICINE IN WHOLE SALE . I AM BUYING PRODUCTS OF VARIOUS PHARMA COMPANY THEN I SELL THIS MEDICINE TO THE RETAILERS . MY ALL PRODUCTS ARE GOOD IN QUALITY AND SOME ARE EVEN LOWER THEN RATE IF I WILL COMPETE TO OTHER PHARMA COMPANIES . THE QUALITY OF MEDICINE IS PERFECT.. More

  • His Boss Takes Bribe and Gives Him Part of It Date: 23-6-2019

    السلام عليكم My Question is that, I am working in a government financial institution with my boss in the same office, if my boss collect a bribe and later give me part of it, what is the Islamic position on the money if I use it to feed my family? Or if I use it for a charity like helping the needy or building a masjid will I have a reward.. More

  • Bribing a Manager to Get the Tender Date: 23-4-2019

    As salaam alaikum brother,My question is regarding commission in business. I have started a new business taking the risk of the down market and inflation status in the country I live only in the hope of ALMIGHTY ALLAH.But the problem here in business is there are times when we need to give commissions to the main person in charge of the company or department.. More

  • Winning the Bid by Bribing Date: 8-9-2018

    Salam Aliakum I run a scrap business which means that I buy and sell waste metals from mostly construction factories. I buy the waste of the steel or aluminium that is left after use. So the companies do not give much priority to the scrap as it is considered waste. The money obtained by selling scraps in these companies are used in two ways: 1 It is.. More

  • Working with partners who offer bribes to obtain contracts Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Our friends have a logistics services company. They asked me to extend that company and open a consultancy with the same name. Now, when I get the license for the consultancy, they will be our partners. All the transactions will take place only on my signature, and I will be signing the contracts. They (our friends) have good relations.. More

  • Paying bribe to get one's right and ward off evil Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to open a small shop on a road in my area. The road is normally not anyone's private property, and it is common for people to set up small shops, which is tolerated by the government. The problem is that local police officers and powerful leaders regularly ask the shop owners for an amount of money. If it is not paid, then.. More

  • Paying money to avoid standing in queue Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question: if it permissible for me to pay money in order to not stand in line when getting a drivers license? Is it like paying an agent some money just to get the work done instead of getting into ques? And is an urgent fee haram? I am merely paying the person to expedite the process which I would be waiting a lot of time.. More

  • Students giving gift to teachers who grade their tests Date: 12-6-2017

    It is our tradition to give gifts to our teachers for their service. We strongly think that these gifts do not affect the teacher's behavior towards us. Is it permissible? Our teachers sometimes arrange an open book test, in which we can open our notes during the test. However, this is not the final exam. This test does matter towards our final scor,e.. More

  • Manager accepting gifts from employees at work Date: 2-1-2017

    I work as a manager in a company. Some of the employees that work for me are friends outside of work. One of them reached out to me for advice on how to get a raise in the company. I gave him advice from what I have seen happening with other employees. He followed the advice somewhat and received the raise that he wanted. When he received the raise,.. More

  • Gift in return of favor is not bribe Date: 15-11-2016

    I am a manager at an Engineering Firm. Some of the employees that work for me are friends of mine outside of work. One of them asked me for advice on how to get a raise through my supervisor. I told him of a way that other employees have used in the past and that worked. As a joke, I told him that if it works I want my Halwa (sweets - its an Egyptian.. More

  • Lab giving commission to doctors for patient referral Date: 26-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have a medical laboratory in Afghanistan that performs different types of blood, urine and other test for patients. Some doctors ask me to give them a percentage for each patient that they refer to our lab for investigations. Can I give them this percentage without increasing the standard price of.. More

  • Paying bribe to get job Date: 20-9-2016

    Assalamu alaikum. To get a government job here, interviews for the selection of candidatesare takenby a commission, but the system is not pure, and many people have to pay to get a seat. Off course, all the applicants who apply are eligible for that seat, and theselection should be donebased on the interview and academic criteria; however, very few.. More

  • Paying commission to get work orders Date: 5-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a business. When I go to companies to obtain orders, the concerned staff give us orders with the condition that we pay them a commission under the table in order to get the order. (If the company's original price for the item is 100, then the staff will get 10% extra as a commission and we sell it by keeping 20% for our company.. More

  • Taking commission from outsourced contractors Date: 2-6-2016

    My brother works for a company in a particular department. If a need for outsource work arises in his department, it is the duty of another department in the company to ensure that they get the right contractor to do this task. However, they ignore this task and make my brother's department search for such an outsourcer. My brother, being in a responsible.. More

  • Adding commission of salesperson to bill of purchase Date: 2-5-2016

    I work as a purchase manager in a company. While joining the company, the management informed me of the salary package in the interviewand told me that I may get a commission from the suppliers and can take it. While I purchase a product for 100 USD, for example, they bill it for 110 USD, and the suppliers then send the commission to my account. Is.. More