Is there Zakaat on this jewellery

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Date: Saturday , July 07, 2012   Question Some years ago, there were some riots in a certain place. The valuables from the house were placed elsewhere. Some were taken to the business, which was a big wholesale, for safekeeping and placed in a remote part of the safe. Included in these valuables which were taken to the business was some jewelry which originally belonged to the mother who has since passed away. … [Read more...]

Can Zakaat be given to a woman

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Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012   Question     Can Zakaat be given to a woman in iddat after being divorced? Her husband is also Zakaatable. JazakuAllah       Answer   Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. It will be permissible to give zakat to a lady who is in iddat on condition … [Read more...]

I have a land for my own use

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Date: Monday, June 18, 2012   Question     I have a land for my own use, but i'm staying in rental house, 1) it is neccessory to discharge zakaath for the land, 2)if i discharge the zakaath once it is enough for the lifetime or i have to discharge every year     Answer   Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum … [Read more...]

Minimam nisab level for Zakath

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Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2012   Question   Minimam nisab level for Zakath to wajib is 525g of silver & 75g of gold, now my question is now in my country 1g of gold is 900Rs & 1g of silver is 18Rs. why is such a huge difference between the two quantities  for the requirement of Zakath now on what basis shoul we judge our nisab. I know a person who lives in his own house and his wife have some … [Read more...]

am I obliged to fulfil the niyyah

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Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2012     Question       Assalaamu alaikum 1. I am expatriate doctor working in Saudi and did an extra duty during Hajj for which we get renumeration. I made a niyyah before the hajj that when (notif) I will this extra amount I would not take it and sponsor by it the Hajj of any other person who is unable to perform it. Now … [Read more...]

My friend borrowed some monies from me

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Ref no: 0401# Date: Tuesday , October 4, 2011   Category Zakaat Title   My friend borrowed some monies from me and is unable to repay me   Question   My friend borrowed some monies from me and is unable to repay me. Will it be permissible for me to offset the debt due to me with the Zakaat which I have to … [Read more...]