Category : Earnings and employments

  • Charging for Goodwill

    Assalamu alaykum, A, B, C, D and E are joint partners in a running business concern. A and B own shares of 25% each; whilst C and D own 20% each. The remaining 10% is owned by E. D and E are now negotiating to purchase the shares of A and C. The stock, debtors, equipment and other assets h...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 421
  • Collecting pension from the government

    Slmz, Is a person allowed to collect pension from the government? ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 413
  • Filing away records of interest transactions

    Assalamu ‘alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu,   “I work in the “contracts” department of a comp...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 381
  • Ownership of the house bought through the muncipality

    Salam Mufti, Can you assist with the following: A father intended to buy a house through the municipality and applied for it at the municipality and his application was accepted. Since he did not have enough money, his eldest son paid the installments of the house and consequently h...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 307
  • 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
  • Purchasing something re-possessed by the bank

    Assalamu alaykum Mufti, I would appreciate if you could kindly assist with the following:What is the ruling of repossessed items? Is it permissible to purchase re-possessed items from the bank? What is a person already purchased such items? Thanks ...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 276
  • Putting locks on shoe racks in the Masjid

    Muhtaram Mufti Sahib, Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Due to the very high and frequent incidents of shoe thefts, we –as the Shura of the Masjid- intend installing locks and doors on the shoe racks, so that people can be at ease that their shoes will not be stolen ...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 273
  • Ruling on Selling Newspapers and Magazines

    What is the ruling of selling Newspapers, magazines,etc which contains obscene material, gossip or other salacious material? The customers who will purchase these are mostly non Muslims. ...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 251
  • 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
  • Seller knowing that the customer is paying with money loaned from the bank

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu If a buyer pays with a cheque, and the seller knows that the buyer took a loan from the bank to pay for his goods, will it be permissible for him to conclude the deal? Likewise, if I sell cars and I know the customer is financing it thr...

    26 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 242