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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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Does creating an account on someone's name on a work website like freelancer.com is haraam? it's unlawful

can i make and use someone's account to work on freelancing website , with their permission, and sharing 20% of total revenue to them? The company have already strict systems to detect these kind of ...
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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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Is using bots to purchase items haram?

Is using a bot to purchase items such as shoes or clothing haram? For example I know a person who has a bot, and can get me multiple shoes automatically from the official website. You enter your name, ...
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Did Khadija RA continue to do business after her marriage with prophet SAW?

if she did continue business after her marriage, can you also please add the answer to-- approximately after how many years of marriage did she retire from her business? Please specify whether the ...
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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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Overpricing During Crisis

During this corona virus crisis, The price of mask has increased 2000% in our country. Hand Sanitizer price has risen 200%. Is it permissible in Islam? I know there are some exceptions in case of ...
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Is affiliate marketing halal?

I have a blog and I want to use affiliate marketing to make money from it. I can assure you that the products are absolutely halal. But I've not used most of them. But I know that they are very good. ...
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Which women's fashion clothes can I manufacture for my clothing brand?

I started a western clothing brand but I am confused about which women's clothes can I sell? Like I can sell straight or flared jeans as they don't expose the awrah. What else can I make?
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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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Are corporate doctors sinful?

In today's capitalistic world, many professionals work in a corporate setting where the bottom line is to make more profit for the shareholders. In the medical field, we have many corporate ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 project?...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 drink, ...
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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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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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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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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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Buying stuff and keeping it for later to sell it on a higher price?

I am in the process of buying domain names and then later on selling them for a higher price- assuming someone is willing to pay for them. What is the ruling on snapping up something undervalued and ...
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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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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 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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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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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? ...