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FNB E-Bucks on the FNB credit card

Question Asalaamu alaikum       I have an FNB credit card only for convenience purposes, and have never used the credit facility. This credit card is linked to my Ebcuks account. In recent months I have changed the way i bank and purchase items, online and instore. Because I …

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Stokvel Fund

  Nasihah (Advice): A true believer is one who can be trusted with the lives and wealth of the people   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The Muslim is the one from (the harm of) his tongue and hand (other) Muslims are safe, …

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Paying Zakat on previously lost jewellery

  Nasihah (Advice): The real loss of family and property   Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Whoever misses the ‘Asr Salaah (intentionally) then it is as if he lost his family and property.” (Bukhari)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A woman lost …

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The Zakaat of an item that was stolen or lost

  Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat on stock-in-trade   Sayyiduna Samurah Bin Jundub Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to order us to pay the Sadaqah (Zakaat) on what (stock) we prepared (intended) for trade. (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   A person did not pay Zakaat …

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Borrowing the money of one’s child

Nasihah (Advice): Importance of repaying ones debts Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “The soul of the believer remains hanging with his debt till it is paid.” (Tirmizi) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. At the time of my son’s birth, …

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A permissible incentive for tenants to pay their rentals on time

Sayyiduna Maqil Ibn Yasaar Radhiyallahu Anhu heard Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam saying: “A ruler who, having control over the affairs of the Muslims, does not strive diligently for their betterment and does not serve them sincerely, will not enter Jannah with them.” (Muslim)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: In …

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Benefitting from a loan

Nasihah (Advice): Seeking refuge from debt   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam often used to seek refuge (with Allah) from debt and sin. It was said to Him: “O Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), how often you seek refuge from debt!” He said: “Whoever gets into …

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Income from a business started with interest money?

  Nasihah (Advice): Non-repayment of loan – A thief   Sayyiduna Suhaib Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Any Man who takes out a loan, having resolved not to pay it back, will meet Allah as a thief.” (Ibn Majah)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   …

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Is breeding dogs as a business permissible?

Question Question: Is it permissible in Islam for a person to breed dogs as a business, where the dogs will not be kept in the house of the person but rather elsewhere? Jazakallah Eunus Ali (UK) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum …

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Fiqh of Waqf and other information about it…

  Question Following questions were submitted by an organization regarding the Fiqh of Waqf. A copy of answer is reproduced here with (Edited) questions… Overview: Basically ask for donations from muslims and once we have a set amount in our hands we would like to invest in halal businesses and …

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