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Intending Zakaat for an unpaid loan

Nasihah (Advice): Seeking refuge from debt   Aaisha Radhiallahu Anha mentions that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam used to often seek refuge (with Allah) from debt and sin. I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, how often you seek refuge from debt!’ He said: ‘Whoever gets into debt speaks and lies, …

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Using Zakaat for paying staff

Nasihah (Advice): Every day a Muslim obeys Allah is a day of Eid   Shaikh Hasan Al-Basri Rahimahullah has said, “Every day in which Allah is not disobeyed is a day of Eid. Every day the believer spends in obedience, servitude, remembrance, and gratitude is a day of Eid.” (Lata’if …

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Sadaqatul Fitr

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) has stated,   “The fast remains suspended between the heavens and the earth until fitrah is discharged.” (Targheeb)     SADAQATUL FITR – Frequently Asked Questions   Q.What is the amount of Sadaqatul Fitr for this year, Ramadhaan/Shawwaal 1436 (2015)?   The recommended …

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Zakaat based bursaries

Question 1. I have 2 university going kids whom I take care of financially and I pay Zakaat Alhamdulillah. They have been offered Zakaat based bursaries, and I don’t feel comfortable hence the need for a Fatwa. I have purchased for my kids shares to the value of R 25 000. …

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Zakat on strong debts

Question   My father has sold a land to a person, say for ! million in 2010. The person has not paid the amount due yet. Does my father have to pay zakaat on that amount owed (Rs 1m) ? How much does he need to pay each year on …

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Interest based savings account

Question I have got some interest money from my saving bank accounts as well as from my father’s account.But Due to not practicing islam my father do not know how to use this interest money as well as i can not make him understand at this stage.What should i do? …

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Zakaat on pension fund withdrawal

    Question   i intend leaving my employer at the end of the year for another employment, inshAllah.  How do I calculate my pension fund withdrawal. I have been working at my current employer for 4.5 years. Should i calculate 2.5% on my withdrawal amount or should i work …

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Zakaat on pension fund withdrawal

Question   I intend leaving my employer at the end of the year for another employment, inshAllah.  How do I calculate my pension fund withdrawal. I have been working at my current employer for 4.5 years. Should i calculate 2.5% on my withdrawal amount or should i work out the …

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Zakaah recipient

Question:   Is it permissible to discharge zakaah by paying off a person’s debt? So in other words,  the actual recipient will not become the owner of the zakaah,  neither will they know that their debt is being settled.   I am concerned that if the monies are given directly …

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SADAQATUL FITR – Frequently Asked Questions

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) has stated,   “The fast remains suspended between the heavens and the earth until fitrah is discharged.” (Targheeb)     SADAQATUL FITR – Frequently Asked Questions   Q.What is the amount of Sadaqatul Fitr for this year, Ramadhaan/Shawwaal 1435 (2014)?   The recommended …

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