Zakat on Investment property

If someone has a property which was bought with the intention of Long term investment and the value of the property kept bouncing from low to high all these years then does zakat apply and how should one calculate zakat ...

Giving Zakat to prisoners

What’s the ruling on giving prisoner’s zakaat? Does it matter if they’re looked after as in a british prison, or otherwise, as in Guantanamo for e.g., or where they’re not fed properly, tortured etc? Do...

Can a person give zakat to his mother in law?

Can a person give zakat to his mother in law and if yes, can he give her items rather than cash? e.g fridge or microwave etc In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. Answer Allah states in the Quran, “The...

Question on Zakat

If a man is in severe debt and does not possess a house even however he has a car in his name. He does not have a penny to his name as all that is left over form his earnings after taking out expenditure goes towards pay...

Zakat on Cheques

A person (A) gives another person (B) worth cheque for a large amount, yet person B has not yet cashed the cheque. A few weeks pass like this and zakat becomes due on both of them the question is who should pay zakat for...

Son pay father zakat for debt?

If the son has to take out zakaat can he give it to his father to pay off his debts? I know your parents are not allowed to receive their child’s zakaat but would the same law apply in order to pay off debts? In the name...

Is Zakat obligatory on platinum jewelleries?

Is Zakat obligatory on platinum jewelleries? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer There is no zakat on platinum jewellery. In terms of jewellery, zakat is only obligatory on gold and silve...

If Zakat money is stolen?

I wanted to ask you that if a person was carrying a purse and it contained money, which the person had separated for sadakah. And then that purse had got stolen is fully confirmed stolen. In this case does the person hav...