Can Muslims Avoid Income Tax?

Fatwa ID: 03840

Answered by: Maulana Shadman Ahmed




Respected Ulama,

Can Muslims avoid income tax living in Western countries?



بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful



Walaykum Assalam,

When a person signs (becomes a citizen) and agrees to abide by the laws of a certain country, then it becomes binding that he/she should follow all the laws of that country that are not contrary to Islam.

You can read more details in the following article:



Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Shadman Ahmed

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham



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