Can one Pay Debt with Wife’s Zakah?

Fatwa ID: 03803 Answered by: Maulana Moinul Abu Hamza   Question Assalamu Alaikum, I always pay zakat on my wife’s gold assets as she is a housewife. But now I have debt around 1 lac, so can I pay it from my w...

Can one Give Charity to Non-Muslims?

Fatwa ID: 03750 Answered by: Shaykh Umer Khan   Question Assalamualaykum. I pray you're all well. I wanted to ask that when you give non-Muslims financial aid etc. is this nafl sadaqah? What is it counted as? Ob...

Whom Can Sadaqah be Given To?

Fatwa ID: 03718 Answered by: Alimah Sabrina al-Faarsiyyah   Question Kindly let me know in the light of shariah and hadith that to whom sadqah is admissible? Can it be given as aid or marriage of their daughter to a...

Zakah on Temporary Property

Fatwa ID: 03659 Answered by: Alimah Sabrina al-Faarsiyyah   Question Assalamu Alaikum, I buy and sell properties but now I intend to keep some property for a longer period, maybe I will build a home and rent it out,...

Questions regarding Overdue Zakah

Fatwa ID: 03629 Answered by: Maulana Maqtaur Rahman   Question My question is that when giving zakat, do we give according to the Islamic year or the English year?  Also, if a person totally forgets to give zak...

Giving Zakat to the Chauffeur

Fatwa ID: 03604 Answered by: Maulana Mohammed Kamran Abid   Question Assalamu alaikum, I want to ask about giving zakat to our domestic helpers, like the chauffeur. My chauffeur, who lives in my home country and his...