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Digital Currency-Bitcoin

Question Assalam o Alaikum,   I want to know nowadays digital currencies are booming and everyone is investing and earning from it. I feel that it is not Halal as it has uncertainity and it is not a physical currency. Many members of my maternal family have invested their money …

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Beneficiaries of Provident Funds

  Nasihah (Advice): Abuse of funds   Sayyidatuna Khawlah Ansaariyyah Radhiyallahu Anha says, “I heard Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam saying, “There are some men who misappropriate Allah’s Wealth (such as the funds of the Muslim State, Zakah etc.). The Fire will be their destination on the Day of Resurrection.” (Bukhari) ________________________________________________ …

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What should a person do with interest money?

  Question What should a person do with interest money? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is incumbent upon a person to dispose of the interest money as charity to the poor who are entitled to receive Zakaat (i.e. …

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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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