142 fatwas

  • An agent charging his fees on a percentage basis Date: 14-1-2010

    How do you see if an institution/person charge its fees by percentage in these three situations. 1. Money Transfer. The companies charge the fee by percentage of the money transferred. 2. Commission which a middle man takes. e.g A property dealer take his fee according to the price of house which will be sold to buyer. e,g 5% of price of house. 3... More

  • Remitting money without getting a remittance license Date: 14-1-2010

    I have known many of my family and friends doing hawaala business even though their home countries ban it as they are not licenced. Getting a remittance licence is very expensive in certain countries and also a lot of people prefer to remit money from one country to another country anonymously as if remitted through banks, the identity of the sender.. More

  • A borrowed motor got damaged Date: 24-6-2009

    Assalaam Alykum, I have borrowed a motor driven item from one of my friend while using it the motor got damaged(Burn off) Am I entitle to reimburse my friend for it? What if my friend wants a replacement of it? Is shariah allow one to claim replacement of the damaged item? Jazaak Allah Khair.. More

  • Wants to take back his money from a neglectful company Date: 21-6-2009

    I bought something from a company and they told me that they will take extra amount of dollars and then they will send it by mail for me. long time passed and I recieved nothing and I went back to the company they told me you will recieve nothing because we forget to tell you that there is a form that you should fill to take your money back. and now.. More

  • Registered his land in his friend's name Date: 15-6-2009

    Assalam o alaikum I am trying to help a brother in his business. He has some land which he has put on my name. On this land there is a car wash and an accident management company. What I wanted to know is it ok for me to have this land on my name? I wasn't sure about the accident management company. Jazakallah for your assistance. .. More

  • How to compensate for a piece of land seized illegally Date: 9-6-2009

    Assalamu Alaikum, Main Scenario 40 years ago in 1968, a person buys an 80 perches of land out of the total 180 perches and upon trustworthy he asks his wife’s elder brother to register the deed on his wife’s name and has given the authority of responsibility of the land to him. Upon his wife brother’s request the person who bought the land had.. More

  • Wants to deputize his father to do marriage contract on his behalf Date: 27-5-2009

    how the sigha should be i f i deputize my father to do the mariage contract . and how my name should be announced( husband )because the guardian can not say to my father i marry you off my daughter since is not the husband... More

  • An agent selling a goods at a higher price than that determined for him Date: 19-5-2009

    Asalmohalikom: I am pakistani muslim. i work in a ware houe (store) of fertilizer company. There the company send its fertilizer bags. Some come directly to the store which is under our authourty to sold them. and some come on the names of dealers which have the dirct connect with th company. What happend is that dealer fix the price of bag for example.. More

  • Lawyer taking his fees as a percentage of the transaction Date: 19-3-2009

    is working for a commission allowed. for example, a notary/lawyer may charge 2% as fees on the value of all transactions he handles, e.g, he will charge 2% on the sale of lands, whether one piece of land is worth USD1M or USD200M, notwithstanding that his profession work is almost the same in both cases. Another example, is that is a Muslim lawyer.. More

  • A remittance company taking additional charges for delayed payment Date: 20-1-2009

    If i send money remittance from a door to door remittance group through cash advance and will pay the money after i received the salary paying 50 SR as service charge is it riba? The charge if it is cash is 25 SR and if it cash advance (the money to be send will be paid later) is 50 SR. The 25 SR will be for the door to door remittance group and 25.. More

  • A bank taking commission on the warranty Date: 19-1-2009

    ALL PRAISE BE TO ALLAH AND PEACE BE UPON OUR PROPHET AND ALL HIS FAMILY? I WOULD LIKE FIRST OF ALL TO THANK YOU FOR THE EFFORT YOU ARE MAKING TO ADVISE US AND CLARIFY MANY MISCONCEPTION. I WANT TO BUY A CAR IN INSALMENT (TO AVOID GETTING A LOAN) BUT THE RESTRICTION DONE BY THE SELLER IS THAT THE BILL MUST BE WARRANTED BY A BANK WICH TAKE A COMMISSION.. More

  • Liability of the manager for the debts of the company Date: 8-1-2009

    Assalum Alaikom. I am the General Manager of a company. I was told that when I die, I am still in charge of the accounts payables and any debts of the company till the time of my death. Given the nature of any business, there are always accounts payable on the balance sheet. It is very hard to eliminate all accounts payable. Please note that we do not.. More

  • The revenue is based on liability Date: 23-12-2008

    what is the position of a person who is given with a money to hold it for somebody for a while, then he started bussiness with the money without the ouner's concent. is the profit belong to him or to the ouwner.. More

  • Borrowed a laptop owned by a person who works in a bank Date: 19-11-2008

    assalam-o-alaikum warahmatullah hi wabarakatuhu.....my question is that i borrowed a laptop from my aunt for 112 year...the problem is my aunts husband works in a bank and that laptop was given to him by his friends who know him through bank...is it haraam aur halaal to borrow the laptop...jazakallhukhairan...assalam-o-alaikum warahmatullah hi wabarakatuhu... More

  • Spending donations against the will of their donators Date: 17-11-2008

    I'm working in a Muslim Students Organization. We receive donations (Kafalah)from Arab countries to sponsor Da'ees (Islamic Preachers) to work full-time or part-time. We live in a developing country as a minority community & we have to depend on such sponsorship to carryout Da'wah activities. But sometimes it so happens that such donations specifically.. More