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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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FAQ’S Pertaining To Zakaat

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

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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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Bequest for future Zakaat

Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam fasting in the Month of Sha’baan   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radiyallahu Anha says: “The Messenger of Allah did not fast any month more than Shaban; he used to fast (all of) it, or most of it.” (Musnad Ahmad) _____________________________________________   Question and Answer:   My …

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Paying a minor’s school fees with Zakaat

Nasihah (Advice): The rights of a Muslim   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “A Muslim is a brother to a Muslim. He should neither deceive him, nor lie to him, nor disgrace him. Everything belonging to a Muslim is sacred for a Muslim; his honour, …

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Criteria of giving Zakaat to an indebted person

Nasihah (Advice): Seeking refuge in Allah from debt Sayyidatuna Aaishah Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam used to invoke Allah in Salaah, “O Allah, I seek refuge in you from the punishment of the grave, and from the trial of Al-Maseeh-u-Dajjaal, and from the trial of life and death. O …

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Discharging Zakaat to an ineligible recipient

Nasihah (Advice): Discharging charity to family members Sayyiduna Salmaan Bin Aaamir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam has said: …“Giving charity to a poor person is charity, and (giving) to a relative is two things, charity and upholding ties of kinship.” (Musnad Ahmad) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Mr Abdullah, who …

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