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 wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.


  • There is no Zakaat on items that are purchased for personal use. Therefore, there is no Zakaat on the land.
  • Zakaat has to be discharged annually on assets equivalent/exceeding the Nisaab (minimum Zakaatable amount).
  • And Allah knows best
  • Wassalam

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