Category : Zakah (Charity)

  • Institute using Zakah funds

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi w abarakatuhu,

    We are running an Islamic organization here in the Klerksdorp area. Since we provide free education for the poor, the vast majority of our students do not pay the prescribed school fees. This has called a huge short fall of funds and we are n...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 344
  • Nisaab on value of silver

    As-salamu alaikum oa rahmatulla

    Is there any mandate to calculate the nisab of cash or business stock (other than gold and silver) only on the value of Silver i.e. which is cheaper of gold and silver ?

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 314
  • Paying zakaat on money earned at a temporary job

    Asalaamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu

    I am 18, i sometimes work at my fathers shop when they are short staffed. He pays me for the days I work and this money is for my own use, whether I,d like to spend it or save it.

    Do I have to pay zakaat on this money?

    Shukran wa...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 295
  • Qadha of Zakah

    Since we come from a rather wealthy family, we had a lot of jewellery from childhood. My sister is presently 21 years old and she did not ever discharge Zakah. I have two questions:

    1) How many years should my sister make up for?

    2) Which value will she use: the value of jewellery o...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 268
  • Salary of a Zakah collector

    Assalamu alaykum,

    I trust that you are well, Ustadh.

    We have many Islamic organisations that collect Zakaat. They have employees, and pay them salaries. They give around 10% on the total amount collected, so that this can be an incentive for these Amilleen (workers) to bring in more...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 245
  • Zakah management

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu.

    I trust that Mufti Sahib is well.

    Basically, we run a Zakaat organisation, and many people authorise us to discharge Zakaat on their behalf. We just wanted to clarify few issues, to ensure that we are discharging the Zakaat correctly.<...

    25 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 71
  • Zakah on children

    Assalamu alaykum,

    I would like to know if I have to pay zakaat on behalf of my children they have just over £300 in their bank account they are 13 years and over.

    25 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 69
  • Zakah to a person in debt

    Assalamu alaykum,

    1) Is it permissible to give Zakah to a person in debt?

    2)If a person is not eligible to take Zakah, can Zakah be used to pay his debt?

    3) Can Zakah be used to off debts of near relatives?

    4) If one person owes another person money, can the second per...

    25 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 67
  • Zakah on partnership

    As-salmu alikum oa rahmatullahi.
    I have a retail partnership business. Both of the partner opt to pay the zakat of our running stock. Now I want to know…
    1. What is the role for calculation of zakat for our running business stock ?
    2. Is there any separate Nisab for our busine...

    25 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 64
  • Zakah to sister in law

    Assalamu alaykum,

    I would like to know if we are allowed to give zakaat to my sister in law she is a widow. Before we use to give her zakaat then we found out that she had some jewellery and some money then we stopped giving it to her, now she has made intention that some of the jewellery ...

    25 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 62