Is Zakah Given on an Inherited House?

Fatwa ID: 03939 Answered by: Imam Abdul-Malik Sheikh   Question Is an 'inherited' house considered a zakatable asset?   بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, t...

Questions regarding Overdue Zakah

Fatwa ID: 03629 Answered by: Maulana Maqtaur Rahman   Question My question is that when giving zakat, do we give according to the Islamic year or the English year?  Also, if a person totally forgets to give zak...

Giving Zakat to the Chauffeur

Fatwa ID: 03604 Answered by: Maulana Mohammed Kamran Abid   Question Assalamu alaikum, I want to ask about giving zakat to our domestic helpers, like the chauffeur. My chauffeur, who lives in my home country and his...

Zakat on Cars

Fatwa ID: 03580 Answered by: Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza   Question What value will you stipulate when giving a car in Zakat? (Retail or Trade-in)   بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In The Name Of Allah, The Most Gracious, T...

Zakah on Rental Property

Fatwa ID: 03573 Answered by: Maulana Imran Mughal   Question   This is a quick question on Zakat for rental property. Do I take the gross amount and subtract expenses and repairs, then whatever amount is left I...

Which Type of Sayyid Can’t receive Zakah?

Fatwa ID: 03566 Answered by: Maulana Mudasser Dedhy   Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته. In regards to giving a sayyid zakaat, has anyone given jawaaz or made any distinction as to the type of sayyid?   ...

Calculating Long Overdue Zakat

Fatwa ID: 03551 Answered by: Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza   Question Assalamu Alaikum I had some misconceptions regarding zakat which have been cleared. Now I need to calculate my zakat from 2014 and I need urgent guidan...

Zakah for a Trust Beneficiary

Fatwa ID: 03540 Answered by: Maulana Shadman Ahmed   Question If a beneficiary of a trust is unemployed, and his share of the benefits he gets from the trust does not cover his month to month basic rent, electricity...