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Stating lie as a part of job

I work a job where I need to prepare the students for visa interviews and write their statement of purposes. I often have to write lies about their future plans. Because the UK doesn't want u to stay ...
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Will it be haram to earn money by lying while negotiating a (buying) deal

I know it's haram to lie. My question is more complicated than just lying to earn money. What if I want to see if the other person is giving me a reasonable price and to do that I lie that I am ...
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I want to know if this business is halal or haram?

I'd like to know which of the following forms of income are Halal and Haram. Person “A” has a transport business but he doesn't have money. Person “B” has money but doesn't know how to do the ...
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Can I open a restaurant where men and women can mix?

I want to open a restaurant in Kerala, India. Here, culturally, men and women usually have mixed gatherings and are not separated. Will I be sinning if some of these people who mix come to eat in my ...
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Doing business and sharing the profit

Dear Muslim brothers and sisters. I'd like to know which of the following forms of income are Halal and Haram. Situation #1: Person “A” knows how to do a business but he doesn't have money. Person “...
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How do I own a cat if Islam forbids it's sale?

I was recently made aware that Islam forbids the buying and selling of cats and dogs. lt was narrated from Abu Az-Zubair that Jabir said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) forbade the price of a cat." ...
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Online clothes business is it halal or haram

As-salam alaikum- my question is I have started online business where my supplier give me pictures which I share with my customers and I keep my margine as I will have to purchase from him e.g. One ...
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Can I advertise for non-halal products?

I’m making a website to advertise for hotels, restaurants, POIs etc. Each place has to pay a fee to advertise. What I want to know is if I can have adverts for non-halal places on the website if they ...
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Is payment processing fee (paid by customer) interest if that fee become a gain for me instead of cost?

I take occasional payment from my customers using bKash (a mobile financial service provider in Bangladesh). I'm using their personal account option, which is mainly for personal transaction. I load ...
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If a company is owned by both Muslims and non-Muslims, how can one pay zakat on the “company's savings”?

Nowadays, it is common place to have partnerships in a company owned by both Muslims and non-Muslims. How is the Muslim partner liable for zakat if the company funding is not in his direct funding but ...
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Is drop shipping business halal?

Is drop shipping business halal? People in a drop shipping business sell the product at a higher price than the original price. Because, the product I am selling is not in my inventory and I not the ...
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Is it haram to sell a product for a higher price than I bought it? [duplicate]

I am starting a very small business with sports goods. For example, I buy a product for RS.850 from the manufacturer and sell it to my customer for RS.1350. Is it right? If its wrong what percentage ...
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Possible to sell goods that cater to non Muslims and other groups?

I was wondering if it is possible to sell goods to non Muslims, specifically targeting them for the item, not something like a Cross pendant, rather something else like a band that says "Catholic" for ...
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is it haram to make money off of video games? [duplicate]

to be clear, I follow the opinion that playing video games is permissible, so please don't lecture me on that. I have wanted to start streaming on twitch(a live game thing), and making videos on ...
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Investing in halal company that is partnered with company planning to add leverage trading (involves interest) in the future

Salam all, I have invested in a cryptocurrency ICO (like an IPO for cryptocurrencies/crowdsale) after researching into it to find any sort of haram connections or actions taking place by the company. ...
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Is an email processing business halal or haraam?

I want to know if an email processing system is halal or haraam. You are setting up a business website invited by others by paying $25 to him and setup your own business website inviting other users ...
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Getting shares from a company that sells alcohol along with other food items

My husband works in an online food ordering company in kuwait. This is absolutely halal food.but last year this company was bought by a German company.now my husband gets his salary from halal company ...
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1 kg Seed given, 2 kg food returned. Halal or Haram?

To improve production we are distributing certified seeds to farmers and they are required to return 2 kg of grain after harvest. This grain will be sold and used to buy certified seed again which is ...
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Are buffet restaurants haram?

From Wikipedia: Buffet restaurants normally offer all-you-can-eat (AYCE) food for a set price. Allah says in the Qu'ran: “O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, and eat and ...
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Is intraday trading haraam if you convert losses to investments?

The name "intra-day trader" refers to a stock trader who opens and closes a position in a security in the same trading day. ... Day traders and intra-day traders are at the top of the risk spectrum. --...
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What do terms like Shirkat-ul-Mufavdha in business partnerships under Islamic law mean?

What is the meaning of the following terms in business partnership under Islamic law. 1) Shirkat-ul-Mufavdha شركة المفاوضة 2) Shirkat-ul-Anan شركة العنان 3) Shirkat-ul-Wajooh شركة الوجوه 4) ...
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What precisely does the “fallacious” fatwa of Muhammad 'Abduh regarding business transactions involving interest say?

From The Evolution of Fiqh (Islamic Law & The Madhhabs) by Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips (pdf), pages 119-120: Muhammad 'Abduh (1849-1905 CE) ... made a Fatwaa allowing Muslims to be involved in ...
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Is working on coporate finance like budgeting and forecasting halal or haram?

is working on corporate finance like capital budgeting, financial analysis, finance forecasting is permitted in islam. is it halal or haram?
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Is it halal to earning profit from reselling shoes? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim concerned about my profit makings. I purchase shoes online from Adidas or clothing items from Nike or Supreme and resell them to make profit. I usually list them for the price they resell ...
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Is selling alcohol-based tinctures haram?

I am in the process of establishing a business, which will offer products for health, body and beauty. The items that I plan to offer includes but are not limited to herbs, vitamins, organic food, ...
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Is it impermissible to sell that which is permissable to businesses that are impermissible?

Is it Haram to sell that which is Halal to organisations that mainly deal in Haram matters. For example: A bar owner approaches you and wants to buy water from you in bulk quantities to sell in his ...
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Are mixed gender business Meetings Haram

I have a meeting for work this friday but I am a male and my boss is a female. I am going to lose my job if i dont go. i am 23 and my boss is 59. Is it haram to go?
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Is it permissible to take commission for converting other people's black money to white?

I need to know if it's halal/haram to convert someone's money from bank. If someone has black money, by which I mean he has not paid tax to the government, can we convert it to white money (i.e. money ...
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Do I need any special approach to make a web service Sharia compliant?

Generally, if there are any guidelines to make a web application (available through web browser - like this page) Sharia-compliant? Note that many of my customers are not muslims. In my particular ...
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Is earning through the foreign exchange market (forex) halal? [duplicate]

Foreign exchange involves trading of different currencies in order to make a profit. Does the additional amount count as interest or is it halal?
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Is amazon affiliate marketing haram for the marketer?

Assalamualikum, I want to know about affiliate marketing specifically amazon affiliate marketing. Amazon Commission System: Amazon gives a tracking ID to the marketer. If any visitor will come at ...
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I am looking for a company that I can invest in-ex;Buy shares - That is nearly 100% halal

A company that does not involve in Riba transactions. Is there such a company? ISlam q and A has been useless with providing examples of such companies... Perhaps some here knows... Thank you, ...
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Resolving an issue regarding shares in a partnership business

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 the business ...
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Is sale of luxurious goods with a huge profit margin haraam? [duplicate]

Sale of luxurious goods with a huge profit margin. The price is set by the manufacturer and not the seller or marketer. Is it haraam to promote such goods? As far as I know selling only essential ...
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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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Is it halal to eat meat given the mistreatment of farmed animals? [duplicate]

As a Muslim the Quran taught me peace and compassion. I can understand if meat was made halal. Although I don't think it was made as a requirement. So if we can eat cruelty free, why wouldn't we? ...
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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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How can we be sure that commercial businesses, e.g. McDonald's, that are present in Morocco and other Arab countries, are totally halal?

How can we be sure that commercial businesses, e.g. McDonald's, that are present in Morocco and other Arab countries, are totally halal? I've always wondered how these businesses can be halal. It's ...
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How can I escape from a haraam multilevel network marketing scheme?

I'm a 20 year old Muslim boy, residing in India, and recently I came across these associates of multilevel network marketing who promised me wealth, fortune and fulfillment of all my lavish dreams. If ...
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Is a zero-sum deal halal?

Zero sum game is a situation in which a participant's gain or loss is exactly balanced by the losses or gains of the other participants. Thus cutting a cake, where taking a larger piece reduces the ...
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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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Zakat for startups

The way many startups work is that they burn through money long before they make revenue. Investors put in millions and the company often operates at a loss for 3-8 years, before they suddenly IPO for ...
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Is it lawful to do business with non-Muslim businesses like Sainsbury and Tesco?

I know doing business with non-Muslims is allowed, but scholars have said helping Zionist businesses is haram and I have seen the reasoning behind the fatwa which makes sense. However in the UK, ...
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Is providing digital signage for a restuarant which sells alcohol, bacon, etc., haram?

I have a question regarding digital signage. I have a Company which provides digital signage solution to customers. I provide them with complete software and hardware solutions. I have one customer ...
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Land Purchased from Haram money [closed]

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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Is it okay to eat meat from big industrial farms where animals are treated very poorly?

The animals in big industrial farms are treated very poorly. What is the Islamic view on this area, and is it OK to eat these products?
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Permissibility of earning from dealing in things that can be used for haram deeds?

I want to know about making/selling/dealing in things that have a possibility for haram use. If I sell vehicles with an audio system with an intention that the driver will use it to listen to ...
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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.