Is it Permissible to Give Zakat to One’s Stepson

CategoriesZakah [192]

Fatwa ID: 04864 

 

Answered by: Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

 

Question 

 

Can I give my zakat to my husband’s son from a previous marriage as he is a student without any monies? I am working.

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer

 

It is permissible to give Zakat to one’s stepson or stepdaughters if they are eligible for it in terms of they do not possess any cash or gold or silver which is equivalent to the amount of Nisab. (Imdadul Fatawa p.12 v.3)

 

 

Only Allah Knows Best

Written by Mufti  Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

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