Fatwa ID: 04144
Answered by: Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy
Is zakah payable yearly on certain amounts of money set aside for one's own funeral and burial cost?
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Yes, Zakat must be paid on money that has been set aside for one’s funeral and burial costs.
Only Allah knows best
Written by Maulana Muddasser Dhedhy
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham