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FAQ’s Pertaining To Zakaat

  Q: Upon whom is Zakaat compulsory?     A: Zakat is compulsory on every sane, mature Muslim who is owner of Zakātable assets equivalent to the Nisaab after a passing of a lunar year.     Q: Who is regarded to have Nisaab?     A: A person who …

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Sadaqatul Fitr – Q & A

Q. What is the status of Sadaqatul Fitr, Waajib, Sunnah etc.? A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib (Fataawa Hindiyyah) Q. On whom is Sadaqatul Fitr Waajib (compulsory)? A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib on every Muslim who has the value of Nisaab on the day of Eid after subtracting debts. Q. I …

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Zakaat Rules 1

Nasihah (Advice): Caution when giving Zakaat: Ramadhan, the month of fasting, is also the time when many Muslims calculate and discharge their Zakaat. One of the fundamentals of Zakaat is to discharge Zakaat to eligible recipients. It is the onus of the individual to verify the Zakaat eligibility of the …

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Do I have to own an asset for a whole year before paying Zakaat?

Nasihah (Advice): Zakaat on Trading Stock   Sayyiduna Samurah Bin Jundub Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam ordered us to pay the Sadaqah (Zakaat) on whatever (stock) we intended for trade.” (Abu Dawood) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Aslm. I am confused about something regarding my zakaat. Say for purpose of explanation, …

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Zakat FAQs

by Mufti Faraz al-Mahmudi Q: Upon whom is Zakāt compulsory? A: Zakat is compulsory on every sane, mature Muslim who is owner of Zakātable assets equivalent to the Nisab after a passing of a lunar year.   Q: Who is regarded to have nisab? A: A person who has Zakātable …

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Zakaat FAQs Part 3

    Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to Zakaat (Part 3)   Zayn gave Ashraf his Zakaat to give to Jamaal but Ashraf gave Zayn’s Zakaat to Ali. Is Zayn’s Zakaat valid?   If Zayn appointed Ashraf as his representative to discharge his Zakaat to Jamaal but instead, Ashraf discharged it …

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Zakaah Faqs Part 2

Frequently asked Questions pertaining to Zakaat (Part 2)   When we give Zakaat to our relatives is it essential to inform them that it is from the Zakaat money? Because when we inform them they are reluctant to take it. Hence please explain.   It is not necessary to inform …

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Zakaat on a Property

Nasihah (Advice): Self-Contentment   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Riches does not mean, having a great amount of property, but riches is self-contentment.” (Bukhari) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Aslmalkm, I purchased a property but I am still not sure if I am going …

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Is Zakaat Waajib on a minor child who possesses the Zakaat Nisaab?

  Nasihah (Advice): Be obedient to Allah and a dutiful servant to your master   Sayyiduna Abu Musa Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said, “A slave who worships  Allah well and discharges efficiently and faithfully the duties which are assigned to him by his master, will have …

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