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Debt of a deceased person

A friend of mine recently passed away. Before his demise he had told his brother that he was in debt to a lot of people. He told his brother the debt amounted to 25-30 thousand rupees. The deceased ...
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I BORROWED MONEY FROM MY RICH BROTHER BUT THE SCAMMER ON THE INTERNET DID A FRAUD.. DO I PAY BACK AS IT WAS A FRAUD?

I lost money and filed a fraud case as I was scammed on a website. The money is so much that I am worried I cannot payback brother it will take me 7 years. My brother is rich but he wants the money, I ...
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What islam says about debt pardon?

I owe money to a non-muslim. But this person does not remember or does not want to remember how much I owe them after some years. And they say I don't owe them anything. I tried to discuss the issue ...
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Can I give zakath to husband?

My husband has a loan and I am also involved in it. He do repay the loan as installments. I own jewelry and have no further earnings right now. If my husband help me with money to give my zakath can I ...
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Debt to a non muslim

Assalamualaikum, I have a debt with a non-muslim, and the owner have gone missing or hard to reach because he live so far away from me, they are in another country as example. How can I pay my debt ...
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How do you pay your debts to your parents?

I heard that praying and asking Allah is the best way besides trying your best to give parents what they deserve. They sacrificed everything they had for my future. I miss them a lot. What are some ...
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What is debt in islam?

Is debt just a money or it is any object we took from someone? For example when I was kid about 11 years old, sometimes I took from my friends games. Now I have some games which are not mine but I don'...
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Do i need to pay debt i loaned as a kid

When i was a kid, about 10 years and didn't know about islam and about debt I was buying something and I didn't have enough money, I needed about 0.50$ so I asked to buy a thing and then I will give ...
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Received my lent money which the debtor acquired from haram source. Is it halal for me?

Some years ago, I've lent some money to my cousin who was in need. He had trouble paying me back for a long time until last week after I knew he got a lot of money enough to pay me back in full. But ...
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Is there any ruling about not paying off your debt and spending on yourself?

I leant my friend £400 no questions asked as he was my best friend. He had previosly paid me back straightaway when he borrowed money so I didn't doubt him. We have known each other for over 20 years. ...
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Is it compulsory to settle all debts prior to performing Hajj (pilgrimage)?

Assalaamu alaikum. Before going to Hajj pilgrimage, is it compulsory for an individual to settle all sorts of debts? If he or she has left any debt uncleared, will the Hajj performed be accepted by ...
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If interest is haram, how can a Muslim get a house or a car in modern times?

If interest is haram, how can a Muslim get a house or a car in modern times? The prices these days are so inflated it is impossible for regular people like myself to afford the so-called basic ...
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What if person dies in debt?

What if person dies in debt. His intention is to pay off all debts and he did not tell anyone about this and dies.What is ruling for this.
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Is the debt forgiven if the lender forgot?

I recently came to know the seriousness of having debts before dying. What if the situation arises where I borrow a very small amount of money, say the amount equal to the cost of a candy and after ...
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I am a Strong Believer of Allah SWT. But Why a Non-Believer of Allah SWT gets his things

This question still breaking my head. I am suffering from financial issues. I am seeking help from Allah SWT past 3 years through Salah, Dua and Dikhr. I had asked few friends, but still my debts are ...
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Can I give a part or full of my zakat to my father who has debt [duplicate]

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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Borrowed a small amount

When I was 11 or 12, I borrowed a small amount from a teacher at my school during a trip and I cannot remember whether I repaid him back or not. I am too embarrassed to approach and ask him about this ...
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How do I pay back the debt I owed to my deceased mother?

I am a Muslim living in the UK. My mother lent me £25,000 so I could pay off my remaining mortgage in full. It was agreed that I would pay it back in instalments. Nothing was written down in the form ...
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Should I take loan from the bank at 1% interest or be forced to pay 9% interest by failing to pay rent?

Something happened and I lost my job, and I didn't have enough money to pay the flat rent. Here in Sweden if your late in paying rent, what they do is they start to take interest on the rent until ...
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Can the sum of already-contracted future debt be deducted from zakat due now?

I have paid a deposit to buy a home and an agreement of sales and purchase has been signed. But the full amount is to be paid next month and I'm calculating my zakat this month. Question: Can a ...