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Will I be judged on judgment day for not avoiding my family's haram business?

I live in the USA and I'm 18 years old. My father is retired from work and my brothers have a store which is haram. They sell alcohol and lottery. I tried to convince them to stop it but they won't ...
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Can a (male) taxi driver drive a female (non mahram), while being alone?

These two ahadith say that it is forbidden for man to be alone with a non mahram woman: The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “No man should be alone with a woman unless ...
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Is touching a woman's hand allowed when exchanging money?

This hadith which I found on Islam QA is: It was narrated that Ma’qil ibn Yassaar said: the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “For one of you to be stabbed in the ...
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Is getting into the actuarial profession haram or halal?

I haven't seen this posted anywhere in this forum. Is getting into the actuarial profession halal or haram? Please elaborate on your reasons. I want to know because I graduated from an actuarial ...
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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 haram to break a company's terms of service?

If a company has certain conditions for use of their web services or even physical services but you break them while not committing haram, is the act of breaking the terms of service haram itself?
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Jobs with high risk of death

While earning halal money is compulsory to entertain family requirements. Does Islam allow jobs with high risk of death? As for example: Fishing fatality rate is 116/100,000 and many more. BLS ...
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Is my work haram given that I write software which has an “insurance” field?

I work as a programmer for a shipping company. My job requires me to create a program which contains fields like "shipper's name", "address", etc. Also there are fields which provides information ...
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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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Should a woman rush towards Allah and become a good housewife or follow passion in her career?

How women should be in Islam. Can they try hard to make a successful career?
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Working at the company that has halal and harram business model, is it Permissible?

Let's say there is a company that generate revenue from finding an eligible or qualified person who can take a loan at interest(Riba). this company will get paid from the conventional bank if succeed ...
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My company sells software to banks, is this riba? [duplicate]

I recently started working for a software company that provides software and support to some banks and hospitals. Since I am not directly working with interest and not employed by the banks, would ...
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Is building a website for non-Muslim restaurants halal?

I have in minds an idea: I would like to launch a project which is a website where restaurants can show up their menu and people can buy and order them directly online. However I can't control what ...
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What religious items should a Muslim include on their CV?

In my line of work, I sometimes read people's CVs, e.g. for applications to be a student in our research group, or if someone wants to work for our lab. Sometimes Muslim applicants list their ...
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Question regarding working for a company where there is a element of interest [duplicate]

I am a Software Developer by profession and I have been avoiding Banking and Insurance sector jobs because of Riba. Also ignoring those companies who are developing softwares specifically for Banking ...
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What is a Muslim obliged to donate while earning an income?

I have had a bitter career which lots of job being lost but now I am in new job which has let me to ask myself what do I need to give in name of Allah, how much donation/charity or what I am eligible ...
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Is working in a company which deals with bank loans permissible? [duplicate]

The main part of my work (non-Muslim company in non-Muslim country) is preparing export documents to buyers and corresponding with them. At the same time, I have to correspond with the local banks ...
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Is My Income from Freelancing Work Halal?

As-salamu alaykum, When I was 14-years old I wanted to do freelancing work related to programming and web development as I was very interested in that field. I opened up an account on Upwork.com (...
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If a husband and wife were co-workers, would the wife need to be obedient in the workplace?

It seems likely that some Muslim husband and wives would happen to be co-workers. Question: If a husband and wife were co-workers, would the wife need to be obedient in the workplace? It's unclear ...
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Advice / Cure for boredom in Islam

I suffer from depression and have been on medication for many years which works and this may be a factor. However I go through phases of being bored. Same routine, same daily predictable job, etc. ...
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Is working in central bank haram which does not provide loans nor keep deposits based on interest?

So far I know that working in riba-based bank is not allowed. But for central bank, which does not provide loans nor keep deposits based on interest, will it be permissible to work on the central bank ...
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Is it halal to work in a motel?

I am planning to work as a front desk manager but want to know if is it halal or not. The motel doesn't serve alcohol or pork, neither does it have a bar or a swimming pool. The owner of the motel ...
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Is it haram to build a temple management software application?

I am looking for a job change, I had an interview and got the offer letter. The project for which they're hiring me is a temple management system, I'm feeling that it is haram to work on it, but I ...
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Is it haram to do freelancing work with Israel company

Assalamu alaikum. I do freelancing work and get clients from around the world. Couple of days ago, I got a contract from an Israeli Web development company and they want to make the relationship ...
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Is Earning Money From Youtube Halal? [duplicate]

If i share Islamic Content on YouTube and if i block abusive advertisement will the earning will be halal for me ?
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Is creating a news website to earn from AdSense halal? [duplicate]

I am a professional blogger and earning from AdSense. I am going to start a news blog but before starting it I want to know whether sharing news like political news, sports news, weather news, hacking ...
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Earning from a blog that provides cracked softwares for download?

I have a software blog where I write reviews about software and provide free download link(s). I am using AdSense in that blog for my earnings. I want to know that if I upload or share cracked ...
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Is it righteous to give zakat or sadaqah from the income of a job which requires ongoing bribery to keep?

Suppose 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. ...
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Is it permissible to write blogs about cricket or football and earn money via AdSense?

Is it allowed in Islam to write blogs about live cricket score and live football goals etc. and then earn via that blogs from AdSense? Actually I am a blogger and I want to start a blog about cricket ...
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Is it halal in Islam to work as a web/graphics designer?

As a graphics or web designer,we have to work with picture/video for buyer/site,we know animal picture and others are not halal so at web design most of the buyer will want women picture or videos to ...
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Can I work for as a software engineer for a company that also does pornography?

I am a software engineer in India and striving Muslim. Recently I got new job offer from a company and after all the legal clarification, I accepted the job offer. But recently I heard from my friend ...
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Is making pub website permissible?

I am professional web developer and got a contract to fix a pub site. Is it permissible to fix this site, or not?
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Is it permissible in to make software application that deal with music, films, TV dramas etc or to make programming assignments for students?

I am an Android developer and working as a freelancers, normally I receive requests from clients to make them an application which deal with music or convert their music and video website to an ...
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Is working for a weapons development firm haram?

Is it Haram to work within a company that develops military and combat equipment? My concern is what is intended when using these weapons and of course the client will not say we are using it against ...
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Can I disobey my parents when they don't allow me to work? [closed]

I'm 15 years old, and I finally found a job, but my parents tell me that I shouldn't work and I should tend to my studies. See, I tend to my studies, and I just need some cash, and I give every single ...
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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 YouTube earning halal?

Is earning money through YouTube halal? I play video games and upload that content on YouTube. So is YouTube earning halal in islam?
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Making Fashion Websites, Ecommerce Websites, Is islam allow to do that job

I want to know that making fashion websites, or ecommerce websites is allow. or islam does'nt allow this at all ?
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Is it permissible for a female to work? [duplicate]

UAE is encouraging their girls to study and job. Despite Modi (Prime Minister of India) saying our minority Muslim females don't study or do jobs, I think Islam gives female right to decide whether ...
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Is it halal to work for a software company for operating systems?

Is it halal to work for a software company which provides operating systems to laptops, smartphones (Microsoft)? As a software engineer or as a software developer?
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CRM for online betting platform

The main focus for the position currently being offered is development and maintenance of our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product. The CRM product forms the backbone for our online gaming ...
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Is receiving commission on purchase haram? [duplicate]

I am working as a purchaser in a company. When I make purchases, I always bargain with suppliers to get lowest rate and give orders to suppliers who offer low rate. After the purchase, when company ...
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Is accounting haraam?

I am soon going to be starting a degree in accountancy. I have tried to research this topic many times but have not found a proper answer. As far as I am aware, the job of an accountant involves ...
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Can I utilize the free time in office on personal things?

My name is Zeyaul and am working in a private company in USA as software engineer. My work load some time is not very heavy/loaded. So in a week sometime I feel like I have nothing to do till next ...
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Can an employee receive commission for buying products from a company? [duplicate]

My husband works in a company where he has to purchase products for the company. Vendor gives commission on every product they purchase. Like if the product is 850$ then they will make a receipt of ...
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Is earning money viewing advertisements online halal?

I have recently heard that there are some internet websites which give small commission to the user who have made account on that site and view the advertisements published by that site. Is such ...
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If life insurance is forbidden, then how is working at a mortgage company which takes commission and interest justified? [closed]

I work for a mortgage company which makes it money from commission and interest. But my job title is related to the web, and all I do is on the web. Lately, I been in an argument with my spouse, as ...
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Is it permissible to accept personal incentives from medical companies to buy their products through my work? [duplicate]

I'm working in a hospital, and my duty is to give orders of medicines to the medicine company. My problem is that many companies have the same medicine which I need in the hospital, so all medicine ...
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Can a women work without her husband's permission?

Nowadays, women are attracted to working outside the home. As they are being educated, they don't want to live as a housewife. It is true that some of the women are in need of job, but most of them ...
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Is working at a web development company who sells marketing software haram? [duplicate]

I am currently working as a web developer at a company who sells marketing software. Specifically, they sell products which can recover lost sales online. I am not directly involved with the sales ...