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Venture capital (interest-free), as well as profit sharing

As-salaamu 'alaykum, wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. .. .. What is an Islamic viewpoint on asking others for capital in a business venture? As background, I realize that usury is prohibited, and that ...
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In business transactions, is it permissible to pay a commission to a middleman?

I would like to know in business transactions, is it permissible to pay a commission to a middleman who connects us to the real buyer? For example, a large company (Buyer) wants to purchase the ...
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Job ruling in Islam

Asalam-Alycum Brother/Sister, I am a software engineer in India and striving Muslim. Recently I got new job offer from a company and after all the legal clarification, I accept the job offer. But ...
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Shares in a partnership business

Assalamu Alaikum, I am seeking for a Mashoora on a issue raised due to allocating shares in a partnership business among 4 best friends. The industry was clothing and capital is 400k. I shall name ...
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Can I sell a product for profit if I received it for free?

I got a mobile in free from my college, (a company visited the college and gave free mobiles to all students) but I sold it to my friend on market price. So is that permissible or not in Islam?
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How much profit can you get if you make a product?

I have an idea to make my own halal company. I am, however, worried about the price range for my product. I want to make energy shots, with all organic and non-GMO ingredients (ingredients which have ...
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Is tobacco sale haram?

My uncle's gas station is one of the only gas stations that sells no pork and no alcohol, and no lottery tickets, (alhamdullilah). It is a very busy store, and I worked there for a couple of months, ...
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Threshold for boycotting companies

At what point do Muslims have a moral and religious obligation to boycott a company. To clarify, most corporations or companies do things that are immoral. How do we decide what is bad enough that we ...
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Zakat on plots to be constructed as my own office

I bought one residential plot with an intent to sell on profit in the future but later I changed my mind and planned to built a house on it and might rent it out. It's still a plot. Do I have to pay ...
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Taking commission on Investor canvasing

One of my friend is starting a business (Halal business - restaurant chain) by taking investments from people. As the investing amount is high, he requires some one work for him for canvasing people. ...
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Is academic writing for students Halal?

Is academic writing for students Halal? Normally students are given assignments and they pay someone to write for them with variable payments by bargaining. Is is halal for students as well as for ...
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Land Purchased from Haram money

I lived in one country for 4 years and due to some family issues i came back to my home country for good. I was advised by many friends to take loan while leaving the country. As I was not much into ...
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Commission haram or halal

We are getting a job from a third party who is not from the same field but asked to put his commission in the quotation as he is going to help us getting the job & he also told me to put some ...
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is it haram to make buisness?

Am planing to make a conference room place. So they pay me to use the room. Is it haram cause when I charge them am not doing anything just letting them use the room.
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Can a Muslim freelancer develop a movie site for customer?

If a Muslim freelancer is offered a project to program a website which has information about movies and upcoming events (cinema, sports, arts & music), Is it Halal for him to accept such a ...
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Buying online a product that might be out of stock

Most of online stores mention in their terms of service that they cannot guarantee that a product is in stock at the time of the customer's order. Which means that when shopping online, I may be ...
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Are earnings from Google AdSense halal?

Any website can connect with Google AdSense and can publish advertisement through it; in this way the website owners can earn money (Google collects the money from the advertisement publisher and ...
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Is eating at a restaurant that sells alcohol impermissible?

If you, nor anyone you are with drinks alcohol but you are still paying a seller of alcohol (by buying food, non-alcoholic drinks etc) is that permissible?
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Female supervising men in Factory

My wife is planning to establish a pure water factory. In the Factory 75% of the workers will be men, while she supervise/manage them. What is the ruling regarding these issue.Kindly site references ...
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How to do business with a person which is of different religion?

The scenario is broad in its macro term, to make it easier, let’s say you have a business partner who is of different religion e.g. Hindu or Christian. You also know that your business partner does ...
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Internet business in Islam

I am going to start an online website in which users can post anything which is happened in their surroundings. Users are allowed to post 1 picture and a text. Please let me know whether this is a ...
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Is it halal to make ad revenue from sexy wallpapers?

I am making an application in which i am using sexy wallpapers but not full nude wallpapers. I am adding it to the Google Play store, where users can download it for free. I earn money from an ad ...
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Marketing Activity that involve contribute one's participation for a chance to win a price is gambling or not?

I saw about purchasing something for a price, but what about you actually get promoted to do certain act that the business wish you to do? For example, sign up in their websites, like them on Facebook ...
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Is breeding dogs away from home allowed?

I want to start up a kennel (dog house) or start a business of dogs. If i raise and buy/sell dogs and keep them away from my house is that allowed in Islam or not? Is this business allowed?
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Are auctions permitted according to Islamic laws?

For example, I go and buy something for $100, and auction that something starting the bidding at $1, and then hope for the best. Almost sounds like a gamble. Which is why I am asking if auctions are ...
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Does the Hanafi school permit debtors to profit from loans?

Unlike a personal loan, which is typically taken and used in need, business loans are often taken with the express intent of profiting therefrom. Often, a business may choose to go in debt not ...
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Asking for more than the agreed upon labor cost?

Today I rode a rickshaw. After reaching my destination, I asked the driver how much the fair was. He asked for an impossible fare and wanted extra money for "the waiting"(which was still too high). I ...
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Is it halal to promote web-service providers when I have no control over what content they'll provide?

I have a website for promoting web hosting services to host websites (myhostoffer.com). If a visitor on my website clicks on a link and purchases a service then I will get commission for that. Some ...
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Can I use pictures on a website?

We do online business and sell products and services online. We do not put any photos, pictures or videos on our website (as photos are haraam in Islam). By not adding any photos I mean not even ...
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How to run a online business without breaking the principles of Islam?

As-Salam-o-Alaikum, Just wondering, how to take care of every small element when doing online business. And how to beat competitors while doing that... I am talking about a business scenario in ...
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Can a Muslim sell goods that are specific to other religions?

Can a Muslim sell things that are required only by non-Muslims? A very good example I can give is that of a book vendor whose customers demand for (say) a Bible or Gita. Can a Muslim sell such ...
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What is Shariah View on Multi Level Marketing/Network Marketing?

Nowadays, a lot of people are involved in Multi Level Marketing (MLM). In MLM Business have sponsor and recruiter. When sponsor recruit some people under him, The recruiter/new joiner will pay some ...
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Is real estate business allowed in Islam?

Is real estate business allowed in Islam? I live in the US and most buyers within the US buy a property with a mortgage loan, and I know anything to do with interest is not allowed. The only reason ...
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Is this lease-like financial transaction allowed in Islam?

Let's imagine this as follows: A is in need of $10,000 cash urgently and finds no lender. He owns a house, which he had rented out to someone for $500 a month. A, driven by the need of cash wants ...