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  • Permissible Ways of Disposing of the Wealth Date: 31-7-2022

    Aoa, i have around 300grams of gold which i dont wear at all and have to give zakaat every year. I have three children. If i give each child 70 grams which will be a total of 210 grams and keep 70 grams for myself, selling the rest, do I still have to give zakaat on the gold i have given my children? I understand that everything depends on the persons.. More

  • Paying zakaah on stolen gold Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was living within a joint family system. My in-laws, especially my mother-in-law has treated me the worse. I would like to inform you that my father has given me 465.2 grams of gold, and my husband gave me gold weighing 69.78 grams total of 534.98 grams. I kept my gold locked in my luggage bag. I saw my late mother three days in.. More

  • Paying zakah on gold for past years Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to pay zakah on my gold because I just learned that it is a major sin to not do so. My husband, however, does not allow me to give it because his salary is too low to pay it. and he does not allow me to sell the gold for zakah. Can I sell my gold without his knowledge? All the gold is still with me. Please advise, I want to.. More

  • Zakah not obligatory for gold kept as jewelry Date: 9-3-2015

    Salam I am so confused about paying zakat on personal use gold I have been told so many different opinion about not having to pay it on personal use gold but now I have started to pay zakat just to be safe. I have been told I have to pay all the years that have past even though I was unaware of it how is that fair if you did not have the knowledge how.. More

  • Ruling on selling gem-studded gold jewelry Date: 25-8-2014

    My question is regarding the zakat on gold ornaments. I am aware of its calculations etc but I want to clarify whether zakat is due on stone ornaments - both on ornaments that have precious stones like pearls, diamonds, coral etc or on imitation stones like the American diamond, imitation pearls etc. When we go to the jeweller to sell our old ornaments.. More

  • Paying Zakah on rented gold Date: 25-8-2014

    I have handed over a certain quantity of gold to a jeweller friend who in turn pays me rental value of my gold stock price of a masha (less than a gram) against one tola (12 grams) on monthly basis. The amount earned from there is being spent on my children education. Is zakat due on earned amount or to be paid on complete gold deposit. .. More

  • Clarification of paying zakat on diamonds Date: 21-1-2014

    Is it obligatory to pay zakat for the acquisition of diamonds? .. More

  • Intending to sell jewelry meant for adornment at the time of need Date: 2-4-2013

    The Fatwas regarding the Zakaah of jewelry are clear, especially Fatwa No. 89060 where you explained the ruling of jewelry to be worn and that to be saved. However, I would like to clarify that all the women here own jewelry for the purpose of wearing it without completely dismissing the intention of saving any of it. In other words, it is kept as the.. More

  • Is Zakah due on jewelry based on its weight or value? Date: 2-4-2013

    Is the Zakaah of gold and silver in the form of jewelry to be estimated based on its value or weight? What is the difference between the two cases? .. More

  • She intends to sell her jewelry to perform Hajj Date: 1-4-2013

    I read your Fatwa on the ruling of Zakaah on gold that is intended for adornment or savings. I want to know the ruling of jewelry owned by my wife which she uses for adornment noting that it exceeds the Nisaab. However, I once heard her say that if Allaah The Almighty Would Facilitate for her to gain some money, even a small amount, she would sell her.. More

  • How to pay Zakah on women’s jewelry Date: 20-9-2011

    Assalamu alaikum sheikh, I have question about zakath on gold. My mother has 160 gms of gold, My wife has 500 gms of gold and my daughter has 24 gms of gold. till now am paying zakath by adding all the gold and removing the nisab level from the total. Is it correct? Something like this came to my mind. i.e Zakath for my mothers gold shall given after.. More

  • She has jewelry but does not have money to pay its Zakah Date: 22-11-2010

    (on behalf of a sister) Assalamualaikum, I got married in December 2005 and I was given a considerable amount of Gold jewelry by my parents and in laws on which zakat is wajib.When I came to Canada I brought some gold jewellery with me and the big ones are back at my home. My father is paying zakat for the rest of my jewelry since the time they were.. More

  • The companions who said that there is no Zakah on gold jewelry used as an ornament Date: 5-12-2009

    Assalamualaikum. In your Fatwa No 82925 which is regarding paying zakah on women's gold jewelry, you have mentioned that "The majority of the scholars believe that there is no Zakaah on the woman's jewelry as long as she uses it as an ornament regardless of whether she wears it often or rarely. This opinion is reported from five companions of the.. More

  • Zakah on gold jewelry intended to be a gift Date: 22-10-2009

    salamualaikum, I would like to make a clarification for calculating ZAKAAT. I have gold jewellery approx. 20 tolas(grams) and I know zakat is wajib on entire 20 tolas. I came to know through a question-answer program on TV that if we have intention to give a portion of gold to our daughter during her marriage, let us say 5 tolas. In that way, zakaat.. More

  • Has not paid Zakat on jewelry for years because of her father's debts Date: 20-9-2006

    salaam , Is zakat due for a girl who has inherited sufficent amount of jewllery from mother but has no means to pay the zakat given that my whole family is under massive debt . i am single and depedant upon my father. also zakat was not paid for several years due to poor financial situation of the family so can i just pay if its due for just one year.. More