Zakāt (Arabic: زكاة‎ [zæˈkæː], "that which purifies" or "alms"), is the giving of a fixed portion of one's wealth to charity, generally to the poor and needy. It is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.

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Zakaat calculations while in possession of gold and still in debt

Assalamu alaikum, To be very direct towards the point a person's wife has around 120 grams of gold and he has an education loan and other debts To pay including credit card bills which value at ...
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Can I give Zakat to a Non-Muslim?

My understanding is that Zakat is only to be given for Muslims. Can it also be given to non-Muslim who is in poverty?
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Zakat obligation

I live and work out of my home country as an expat. I somehow got a bank loan last year which is equivalent of my country currency 3500000. Every month, I'm paying installment as 90000 (equivalent ...
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Zakat: property on installments

AOA everyone. I have been paying 1/3 part of installments for a property for over a year. Is Zakat applicable on the amount I have paid in installments till now? The intention is to sell the property ...
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ZAKAH QUESTIONS ON WHO, TO WHO, AND HOW TO CALCULATE

I have been trying to find answers for a while, and I know that zakah is complicated. I have a business and I am trying to find out how to calculate zakah. Let's assume I have $100k in cash, plus $...
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What zakaat do i have to pay

i had $120000 5 years ago saved towards buying a house. Out of which I gave 60000 for investment expecting a return. I till to-date have not received any income nor the total amount. It does not seem ...
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Zakat On Cost or Current Price

Asalam O Alaikum wrwb, I have few plots and my question is when I pay zakat for these properties; am I supposed to pay zakat on the original cost(the amount I spent to buy it) or the current cost?
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Can we pay zakaat money or other donations for purpose of planting trees specifically?

Assalam o alaikum: I just saw a man advertising his account details to get donations of ramadan for planting trees, and he says it is to make our envirenment better etc. Now I am confused if ramazan ...
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I have set up a factory and paid 900000 as deposit amount

and I will get it back when I vacate or leave the the factory.. I have crossed 1year in this place.. so is zakaat applicable on this amount? And In debt unable to clear my monthly expenses.. what ...
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Inquiry about masraf of zakat

My Elder brother has exired and his widow and three daughters are now my responsibility. Does zakat on my property and belongings(Gold etc)can be given to my brother widow. Please clarify
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Zakat on loan from bank

I have taken Islamic Loan from a bank the amount is 150000 AED in Feb. 2015. Out of this amount through monthly installments I have paid back 64186.5 AED to the bank. From the money which I took from ...
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Zakat Info if building a home [closed]

i have a doubt if i have some amount xyz and now im investing for construction do i am eligible for paying zakat ? Jazakallah khair
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Is it allowed to give zakat or sadaqah money from earinings of a fraud job's?

If a person is doing a sophisticated job with no haram at all. But he has got that job through fraud like bribing. He has to give bribe to some officers yearly in order to remain in the job. But ...
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Is it Zakat, if you donate to different charity organizations?

I have for sometime now willingly, donated money monthly to different charity organizations, that are specialized in helping humans, and animals for a better life. Is it seen as Zakat? Another ...
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Is it allowed to give zakat to former wife?

Can one give zakat to his former wife who is raising his kids and he provides for them?
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Will my zakat be accepted if:

so i am 14 and i work at a coffee shop after school from which i get about £30 pounds a week. i would try to save at least half of it (at times i missed ,because I'm human) and then send it to the ...
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Does a disabled person with learning difficulties unable to generate income have to pay zakat

AA. I know you have answered a similar question but I need further clarification. A 19 year old girl has learning difficulties (bur not insane) and will never really be able to earn an income. The ...
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Is there Zakat on land purchased for the purpose of saving + Is there Zakat on land purchased for reselling

Please advise on the following: I had purchased lands long time back in order to keep it as saving with no intention to sell unless fall short of money. Is there zakat on it and how much? If I had ...
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Zakat on saving money

On January 2015 I start to save money to buy a land or property. I started from 0.00 now i have 40.000. How do I calculate for Zakat? Do I need to pay Zakat for it? I still need to save more money. ...
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by which grade of gold purity of 85 gram should the nisab shall be calculated ? is it 24 or 18 [duplicate]

Aselamalykum, what level of gold purity should i use to calculate my accumulated money whether it is reached nisab or not?
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zakat payment on accumulated money for more than one year with out adding on it

Aselamalykum, i do have 10k USD accumulated in ramedan 2014. i paied zakat in 2015 ramedan for the first time. but the amount remains the same therefore should i pay for the second year zakah in ...
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Who has to pay zakat on wife's gold? [duplicate]

My wife has gold, which was given to her by her brother on our wedding. My question is, who needs to pay the zakat on that gold if the husband doesn't have enough income to pay it on behalf of his ...
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Can I give Zakat in the form of clothes?

It is a practice of many ladies to give away their clothes converting their value into Zakat. Please guide me in the following matter: I have some new and slightly used stitched clothes which I am ...
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Keeping part of money collected as donation as service charge

I am planning to raise undertake an orphan/poor education project where I will school these kids. Obviously the money required to do so will come from donation. My question is quite simple. ...
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Is zakat applicable if savings drop below nisab at some point in the lunar year?

My savings dropped below nisab value at some point in the past lunar year. So, is zakat still obligatory on me?
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calculate my Zakath

I have gold Jewellery with me moms and wife's total value of 214000 dollars. All the gold weights almost 4500 grams roughly and having it with me for more than five years now. Tell me how many grams ...
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Zakat on gifted house

I received a house as a gift from my parents. After a couple of years I decided to sell the house and use it for buying and selling properties. Would the zakat be payable on one year from the date ...
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Does a disabled person have to pay Zakat or can he/she be exempt?

What is the criteria for Zakat for a disabled person who is in terminal illness. The person lives from her/his savings, which are used for medicine and caretaker but his/her savings (which is used day ...
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Giving away interest money in charity

I know this question has been asked plenty of times, but I've been wondering (because it's still unclear): can I give away riba money to non-Muslim organizations? Like Unicef, or any other company ...
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Can someone give zakat in the form of a used car?

Assalammualaikum Alhamdulillah and mashaAllah many people with surplus of rizq are giving zakat money to organizations or charity foundations. But how about giving to individuals in need of help? ...
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Should I pay zakath for the pledged ornaments?

My husband is keeping my ornaments. Few months before he tried to sold it. I bought it by pledging it in a bank. I am paying for it. Should I pay zakath for this ornaments?
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Is Zakat obligatory for jobless person who has some investments?

I used to do service until last year. Since last year, I amjobless and actively looking for a job. I had some investments and am currently running my family with the profit from the investments. ...
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Zakat for house which hired from other?

I've paid advance money to my land lord (for my family home). Do I need to pay zakat on that money?
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Zakat payment inquire

I purchase land for resale in future by 10-15 years and every year value of land is increasing... for example: last year if the value of land is Rupees 500000/- which paid zakat @ 2.5% and this year ...
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Will zakat paid in excess be carried forward to the following year?

I lost my job two years back and am relying on my gratuity funds to maintain myself and family.Last year I paid zakat three times more than required to do so. Am I liable to pay this year or can it ...
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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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Ruling on someone who has forgotten zakaat valuation date (due date)?

I forgot when I am supposed to pay my zakat. I know it is due this month but not sure exactly on what day. I tried searching but could not find anything that explains what I should do. Also can ...
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Zakath paid for things which wasn't under possession for one year

As per my understanding any saving should be with us for one year, to pay zakath on it. My wife got ornaments during our marriage. During last Ramadan I paid zakath on it, but at that time it was ...
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Do I have to pay zakat, if I spend more than I earned in a year but have some savings?

Do I have to pay zakat, if I spend more than I earned in a year but have some savings (on which I already paid zakat)?
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Zakat on land in various situation

Need help to calculate dad’s zakat amount based on his asset mentioned below. My case in bit complicate as in case of many brother and sister First dad has a plot of land worth $15K as inheritance ...
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Is zakat payable on cash held by senior citizens who have no other source of income for their living expenses?

We both husband and wife are senior citizens and living together. We have given due share of wealth to our children. We have kept some cash fund for our own living expenses and spending from it for ...
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Zakat need to pay

Assalam Alaikum I and my wife both are working. I don't have any saving from last one year, although my wife has, so do I need to pay Zakat on behalf of my wife or Zakat need to be paid from my wife ...
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How much zakat should be paid?

I want to know If I am a working lady Can I pay Zakat for myself and my siblings? Is it halal or haram?? How much amount should be paid by me according to Indian currency per person ?? I'm a ...
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Can I give a part or full of my zakat to my father who has debt

Can I give a part or full of my zakat to my father who has debt and its increasing day by day for high interest rates.
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How much Zakath should I pay?

Assalamu Alaikum I want to know two things: If I have gold jewellery bought for less than a year and it is above the nisab value should I pay the Zakath? I got married 8 months ago I was earning ...
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Zakat on Amanat or on Loan given to Some One

Some one give me $50,000 as a amanat, and I put it in my account that has been intact still in bank account. I didn't take a single penni from his amanat. But I gave $45,000 to some one as interest ...
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Zakat on wifes gold

I just wanted to clarify that, does the husband has to pay zakat on wife’s gold if she isn’t working? And what is the nisaab amount for cash for zakat to be paid on?
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Wearing Ihram from Masjid e 'Aisha while comming from madina to perform Umrah

As Salaam Alaikum Last Thursday i have visited Madina from Riyadh with my Family (Mother, Wife & 3 Childrens with a Friend & Driver) & then we make pray Juma Salah & did Ziyara & ...
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Is it permissible to give Zakat in Islamic TV?

A well known Islamic TV is saying that it is fully OK and encouraging everybody to give Zakat in this TV channel. Is giving Zakat to Islamic channel should be the first choice?