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Can borrowed money be counted towards Sadaqa

A person owes me some money and keeps postponing the repayment always. I made intention to give a sadaqa of atleast $x this year. If he never pays me back, or if I ask him to forget about it or if ...
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Question regarding zakat

I have a small question regarding Zakat: My mother has 113 grams gold. She is a housewife, and my father has a personal loan. In this case, would Zakat be mandatory for us?
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Help with zakat laws and calculation

The zakat calculations seems to be little complex for me and people we know so thought of writing to you to get help with it. Her businesses doesn't make any profit as such. The monthly income she ...
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Can I take loan for my mother's Hajj

My calculations suggest that I might be able to afford for my Hajj next year Insha'Allah. My mother has not performed Hajj yet therefore I do not want to go to Hajj without her. However, she cannot ...
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Is it halal to loan out money which people save in your bank?

Original idea from here. My question is, is it halal to loan out money which people save in your bank? Let's say we have an online website. People can 'lend' money to the website (no interest), and ...
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Long term loans in Islam

I have a series of questions about islamic loans. My first question is this: If person 1 loans 100k to person 2 and creates a contract which states that the agreed payback date is 25 years from now. ...
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How to calculate zakat while in debt

I recently bought a house and got Shariah loan (Mortgage). The only difference is that in the Shariah loan they don't use the word "interest". They say I am paying them "rent" at a fixed percentage ...
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Is interest-based educational loan allowed?

Students from economically backward communities who opt for higher studies generally depend on educational loans, which are offered with interest, either by banks, developmental organisations, or by ...