Have not been giving zakat for ten years

Sir i want to know how the rate for zakat can b calculated and what are the conditions.and also my relative have gold and he hasnt given zakat. he has this gold for round about 10 years.will he give this previous zakat o...

Definition of Fi Sabililah in Zakat

Definition of Fi Sabililah in Zakat In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Answer Allah states in the Quran, “The alms are only for the poor and the needy, and those who collect them, and those whose hearts a...

Debtor paying zakat on creditors behalf

I borrowed some money from someone who asked me to pay the zakaat on it until I pay it back. Is this permissible? I was wondering as it seems that I am paying back more for the loan than I borrowed and this is called int...

Zakat on animals

Zakat on animals In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saaiduna Abu Dhar Radiallahu Anhu narrates that once I went to the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam and he said, “By Al...

Zakat on deposits

Zakat on deposits In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer If the deposit is part of the total cost paid towards the purchase of an item or towards the rent of a property, then the depositor i...

Zakat on gold business

Zakat on gold business. In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer To give zakat on goods in trade is wajib. However, there are certain specific rules and regulations concerning stock & merc...

Zakat on goods and merchandise

Zakat on goods and merchandise In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer To give zakat on goods in trade is wajib. However, there are certain specific rules and regulations concerning stock &am...

Zakat on short and long term loans

I have mortgage for the home I am living with family, and also for the car I am driving for personal need. I have Nisab amount of gold. Should I take my mortgage instalment payment into account for Zakat calculation? Ple...