Zakat on a plot of land

Zakat on a plot of land In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer If a person buys a plot or a piece of land then there are three possibilities. If he brought it for re-sale then he has to give...

Zakat issues

Zakat issues In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The answer will be given under the following questions: • I have been paying Zakat for the last few years and my zakat payment date is Ram...

Zakat from prize bonds

Zakat from prize bonds In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer In an earlier fatwa I have written that prize bonds are impermissible. Zakat will be obligatory on the amount you paid for the b...

Zakah on debts

Zakah on debts In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.   Answer If one is Sahib Nisab (i.e. posses that amount which makes zakat obligatory) but also has debts outstanding.  At the end of the year h...

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...