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Currency; which is accepted as an exchange for goods and services.

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Is it a sin to not give money (sadaqah) everytime we are asked in the streets?

Salam, Are we supposed to give money to every person asking in the streets ? I decided to give a certain amount every Month, but this amount is not enough Big to give everyday to people.. but I Can ...
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Extravagance (Tabzir) in spending halal money on Toys like Action figures

Assalamualaikum, I'm a freelancer and usually spend my pocket money in action figures as I like to collect and play with them, making them pose in different ways and taking pictures of them and just ...
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Leave money and return the same amount

I hope you have a good day. I recently discovered riba (Gaining money through interest, among others etc ...), but I have two doubts. 1.- A few months ago a friend of mine wanted me to help him in ...
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If someone spent some money from amanat (trust)?

Suppose a person, have amanat (money) of another person. Now, what is the islamic ruling regarding "if he/she spent some money from it, considering if the one whose amanat he/she has, asks for that, ...
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I received money by unknown is it halal or not?

i received money 5000 PKR but don't know who sent and no call or text received asking for that it is mistakenly sent to you. Is this money halal for me or not I waited 1 week almost but no one asked ...
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Is paying interest allowed in Islam? How would Muslim navigate western finances, where basically everything has interest?

So I know that being the receiver of interest payments is not allowed in Islam. That said, is paying interest allowed? For example, would a Muslim be able to buy a home with a loan that charges ...
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Giving money to family on Eid

Is it permissible to give money to family members to celebrate the day of eid or is it considered bidah? We used to give gifts, but we want to avoid the usual, 'my present is better than yours'.
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Is working at a marijuana dispensary haram?

The title says it all, is it permissible to work at a legal marijuana dispensary? I get a I work at a place that sells product for both recreational and medicinal consumption. It's the best job I ...
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Is unnecessarily staying in a more expensive hotel and charging it to my employer a sin?

My work usually pays for my accommodation as I travel. Ordinarily, I stay in the cheapest possible place (e.g. backpackers), but sometimes I stay in more expensive places even though it's not ...
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IS IT permissible to use money won from gambling

Assalamualaikum is it haram to use money won from gambling
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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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GNU GPL Free Software and Islamic rulings

What is the concept of derivative work and based upon in GNU GPL if i will build a software on open source operating system then it will become derivative work and i need to place the copy of the ...
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Is profit from act for the sake of Allah or our deen halal?

I heard that if someone doing something for the sake of Allah ONLY, one should not earn any worldly profit from it, while the otherwise statement as well. However, neither of them that I saw any ...
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Is it haram to fake my age online?

I'm 15 years old (about to be 16 in a month) and I want to make money online as I don't have time for an actual job during the school year. The problem is websites always want workers at least 18 ...
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Investing in Stock

Salam everyone, Unfortunately, I invested into GME stock before I did the research and found out that it was not a halal investment. Growing up in America, I never studied or really even heard about ...
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Is fiat currency devaluation via inflation a form of interest, making fiat currency based money haram?

Since almost all currencies used today are fiat currencies with no real intrinsic value, and since most fiat currency devalue, is it really interest when any money bearing this interest is itself ...
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Can I use interest to earn back money lost from inflation?

I live in a country that suffers from a high rate of inflation. I understand that interest is haram (this is not questioned). But when 100 money is worth 90 money the next year, surely I should be ...
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Is it haram for me to take these awards?

Assalamualaikum, Earlier this year i took part at a project in my school. We had to make a video about a certain profession and the video I made also has background music. Now, months later it turns ...
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Earning money through Sweatcoin on your phone

There is this app called Sweatcoin where you walk and get paid. The more you walk the more you get paid. You can use that money and use it for a lot of ways on that app (courses, travels etc.). They ...
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Ruling on using illustrations of humans for education & income purposes

Assalamualaikum. I have a instagram page in the financial advise niche. In this page, i sometimes require to use vector illustrations of humans, animals and other living beings (not made by me) in ...
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Saving money as a group but source is shady

In asia countires, People have kamati/kaymati (sound : committee), in which everyone put in certain amount for certain time of period and every month, each member get money. There is someone who has ...
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What to do if I stole something but I am too selfish and scared to return it

So 6 month ago I stole 335$ from my parent because I wanted a phone but after I realized that I needed more and I couldn’t get it cause my parent were home so then it got me thinking and I immediately ...
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Is it halal to give commission or gifts to clients to get contracts?

I have a client who has asked for commission from our company in order to give us the yearly contract for their hospital systems maintenance. If I don't give it to him, then he will definitely ...
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How to repent from web scraping/automation in Islam <specially for amazon scraper job>

السلام عليكم , I am a web scraping/automation developer. I knew that scraping/automating sites against its copyrights and site rights is Haram and i should pay them what they missed because of me <...
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raffle for a house hosted by charity organisations

i was wondering if paying money for a raffle to win a house hosted by charity organisations is still considered haram? money gained from the charity raffles goes to the organisation
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What is the ruling on giving orphans inheritance after our death?

I am aware that Islam encourages looking after the orphans. It also prohibits giving your own lineage in place of their original lineage (through a change in surname). But what is the ruling related ...
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I've been accidentally paid twice, what to do?

I am a freelancer working for overseas clients. I recently withdrew about $135 from this site. I got the money in my bank account, I spent it. Then, after two days, I got about the same amount of ...
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Is Earning from Graphic Designing Halal?

My question is that i do freelancing and i make templates for different social media sites like facebook, instagram and pinterest etc. I basically design some templates for the client, like for what ...
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What to do if I can't find the person whom I'm indebted some money to?

I am indebted some money to a person whom I can't find. This debt is a headache to me. I've looked for this person for some years now, but still no trace!!! What should I do in this situation? I'm ...
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Is it permissible to invest in indices?

Is it permissible to invest in indices like the dow jones and S&P 500?
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drawing living beings is haram but what about looking at them?

I don't draw but I enjoy looking at art pieces. Obviously not anything that contains anything haram so is it permissable? Also I'm planning on selling stickers/prints in shaa Allah, Is it permissable ...
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Is earning money through android apps halal?

Is it halal to download free apps and have to do tasks to earn money? Or should i stay away from this?
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Is it permissible to use money found on the street?

Is it halal to use the money you found on the street when nobody is around anymore? What if I send it to the police and then someone makes a fake claim?
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Is exchanging currency through internet is considered as “hand to hand”? [closed]

Salam Aleikom, Islam has put two rules when exchanging currency, which one of them is that it should be hand to hand transaction. These days people are using internet and mobile applications, this ...
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Is it ok to pay interest debt with interest money?

Assalaamu aleikum, this query has been on my mind for quite a while now. I was wondering if it is ok to pay interest debts with interest money. For instance, I have a few friends who's bank accounts ...
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Is the earnings government employees haram

My father is a Policeman. So he gets his salary from the government. But the government gives the salary from collecting tax from its citizens which can include tax from haram companies like alcohol ...
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What concept(s) does the Islamic jurisprudence offer to save a person from ruining himself and his family?

In some of the ahadith which quotes testaments and limits a testament part to one third of the wealth of a person. The Prophet () warns a sahabi not to leave his inheritors (children) poor due to his ...
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How do you increase your rizq?

If you pray your salahs regularly and ask for an increase in wealth, but your wealth decreases, is that a test? How do you increase your rizq(sustenance) and wealth?
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By whom and how must the zakat from an orphans wealth be payed?

Allah the almighty orders us not to waste the wealth of orphans if we are responsible for them saying: And give to the orphans their properties and do not substitute the defective [of your own] for ...
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Is marketing allowed in Islam?

Is marketing allowed in Islam ? Is segmentation of group of buyers with same needs and later targeting them with ads ethical as long as you deliver exactly what you advertised?
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Contract for Difference (CFD)

UPDATE 1: So those sharia compliant CFD's, how are they different interms of gambling from the non sharia complient CFD's? As even the non sharia complient CFD's have no interest if you don't hold ...
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Is it Haram to take interest in a game? [duplicate]

We know that Riba interest is Haram . Does this apply to games as well ? Example : MONOPOLY Is it haram to take interest from another player ? The money is not real world money and has no real ...
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Are we allowed to save money in Islam?

I've heard that Allah does not like someone who stores his money and do not spend on poor. I think this is based on the verses 104:1-2: Woe to every scorner and mocker Who collects wealth and ...
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Developing software to add late payment fee and interest

I am a web developer and I was recently asked by an old client to add interest calculating functionality on a monthly recurring membership app. Basically he wants me to add functionality which will ...
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Making software using pirated software to make parts of it

I am making some software. I have started this before I found out that using pirated software is bad. The logo I made is made with pirated software. Everything else was free. I intend to earn money ...
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If you pay to enter a competition but the prize has already been purchased by the company, is this haraam?

So basically, I have seen a competition whereby you have to pay for a ticket in order to win a car out of a selection of cars available which are already owned by the company who are giving them away. ...
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Is islam compatible with Capitalism?

Capitalism is an economic system in which capital assets are privately owned and goods and services are produced for profit in a market economy. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism ...
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Halal Income from haram source

several years ago i used to do youtube adsense. where i review anime / film. the anime is very unislamic. i get money from reviewing that so it's haram money. one day i decided to use that money to ...
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Indexed Linked Investment Certificates - haram or not?

I am aware that Riba (usury) and investing in specific markets (Alcohol, Porn, etc.) is haram. However I was wondering if investing in index-linked certificates are deemed to be halal..? These ...
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Earn from education learned by pirated sources [duplicate]

ASSALAM U ALAIKUM! Before 2 or 3 years when I was very young and didn't know programming and wanted to learn it so I told my Uncle and he pirated me some courses from which I learned and now I am ...