857 fatwas

  • Working as an Intellectual Property Lawyer or Patent Lawyer Date: 24-5-2021

    Asalamualaikum, I have a question regarding being a lawyer. Is it permisabble to be an IP lawyer or patent lawyer. Would it be permissible to protect the trademark of a company that sells haram items. Jazakallah. .. More

  • Teaching a non-Mahram Woman in Seclusion Date: 23-5-2021

    Assalamualaikum .....can a male teacher tuition a female student privately? Or a male teacher manages another male teacher to teach the girl....is he sinful to manage the another teacher to teach the girljQuery111006972369187106982_1617252143907.. More

  • Writes in Reports that He Accomplished Tasks which He Did Not Date: 13-4-2021

    I work for the Somalian government throught UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services), they pay me every month, but actually there's no job assignments, i just sit in the office until I leave, every month I lie that I did some work in my monthly report, am I guilty or is my supervisor guilty, should the government inform UNOPS that there is.. More

  • Can’t Find Cooperative Insurance in Hong Kong Date: 30-3-2021

    Assalam alaikum,I live in Hong Kong. I read that conventional insurance is haram but cooperative insurance is permissible. In Hong Kong, there is no 100% cooperative insurance company but there is an insurance company that is 100% owned by a cooperative insurance company overseas. Would this be permissible to use?I have a wife and two children and if.. More

  • Driving Bike to School without License Does Not Have Any Effect on One's Degree or Job Date: 28-11-2020

    A student who is underage for getting driving licence goes to school by driving bike then he does a job and he got a job because of his study and will his income become halal or haram because he goes to study by driving a bike and it was illegal for him to drive underage as he broke traffic rules , he studied by going through breaking traffic rules.. More

  • Claiming Tax Return When the Income Is Mixed Between Lawful and Unlawful Date: 26-11-2020

    I was asked to clarify this question in a new question so inshaAllah this is more understandable.In my country, they pay back some tax money once a year based on your income I believe. Some people get paid a certain amount and others have to pay a certain amount. We call this "Tax return". If suppose that the income that the tax return was based on.. More

  • Asking for Money to Make An Open Source Software Program Date: 28-10-2020

    What is the ruling on making an open source(term used in technology world) product(software/hardware), but the money for the development of the product is from asking donations from peoples.Because its open source, people can benefit from it(the product) freely with some rules(if there is), so is this kind of asking included in prohibited asking?. .. More

  • Posting Videos that Might Be Pirated Date: 13-10-2020

    I'm not sure if this question exists here but is it allowed to stream content that is provided by a third party? Meaning the third party only seems to show the video that might have been downloaded illegally or maybe this is considered supporting the sin .. More

  • His Roommate Insisted on Him So He Helped Him Get A Credit Card on Riba-Based Conditions Date: 25-8-2020

    Assalamwalekum, I have a roommate who is also a muslim. Recently he applied for the credit card, it got a limit of 50 days for payment failing which he has to pay interest. The thing is, i actually helped him getting the verification done for the credit card but i didn't intended to so and didn't wanted to but he kept on insisting on this. I want to.. More

  • Impermissible to Buy Shares in Companies That Deal with Riba Except with Some Conditions Date: 16-7-2020

    I am a resident of USA working in an oil company. I currently purchase my company’s stock as part of my retirement plan, which also helps reduce my taxes. When I initially asked our local Imams, they said that as long as the company’s business is not Haraam (ex. selling of alcohol, pork, etc.) then it would be permissible to purchase their stock,.. More

  • Working in Health Insurance Entering Data Date: 16-7-2020

    Is health insurance based data entry jobs halal or haram? Example: Entering name,place,state,amount etc. .. More

  • Bank Increases Currency Exchange Rate on Weekends Date: 30-6-2020

    Hi I exchanged currency from my bank but my bank applies this rule on currency exchange on the weekends is this Riba and if I had a strong feeling that this is riba but was not compeletely sure am i still sinful for consuming Riba in this case. the bank rule on currency exchange at weekends is as follows At the weekend (Friday 00:00 - Sunday 23:59).. More

  • The Part Of Salary That Is Equivalent To The Negligence Time Is Haram Date: 25-6-2020

    Salamu aleykum. Does not doing 100% at work or often being lazy or not knowing every area that you're required to know at work make your income haram? I know someone who graduated from pharmacy school and she worked for more than one year and did have time to look things up but she's worried that her lack of energy might have made her money unjustly.. More

  • Withdrawing Money from Forex Trading To Invest in a Lawful Way Date: 14-6-2020

    I started trading forex before realizing its haram, now that I've realized is it permissible for me to withdraw my money and use it elsewhere given its lesser than the one i deposited at the begining? .. More

  • Selling Bricks for Someone Who May Do Something Forbidden in the House Date: 3-5-2020

    Asalaam Aleikum I would like to be adviced about manufacturing bricks for building who can i sell to and who am i not allowed to sell to ? If a person does something haraam in the house they built using the bricks they bought from me am i accountable for their sins ? Me being the supplier of the building material. .. More