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Would accepting a Christmas bonus make me hypocritical?

I am someone who only celebrates 2 eids (celebrations), and don't recognize Xmas or even say happy holidays etc. Now, would it be hypocritical of me to accept Xmas bonus? Also, if it is, could I ...
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Is working as a software developer for a meat supplier permissible?

Can I work as a software developer for a company which sells beef and lamb meat? This company doesn't sell pork, but their meat is not slaughtered in an Islamic way. They also sell pet food. My role ...
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Working in Club as a waiter is haram or halal?

If anyone works in club as a waiter. He just serves and get payment of that. Regardless club earnings are haram like selling beers, gambling etc. But the one is getting payment for his services, is ...
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Is it Haram to use the office's phone to talk with my family? (Shia & Sunni view)

I have heard that it is not permissible for the clerks to talk by the phones of their office(s) in personal fields (such as speaking to their families and other personal jobs). Since it is not a ...
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Is it haram to use an office phone if the boss doesn't allow it? [closed]

I have heard that it is not permissible to use an office phone to talk with one's relatives when the boss does not allow it for personal matters, since it is not a personal device. (Note: I inquire ...
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Is it Haram to work in Banks? [duplicate]

I was wondering would it be haram to work in a bank as the banks profits are a result of interest which is haram in Islam, if it is haram would that mean it would be haram even if a person acquired a ...
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If I promote web hosting services whose users use it in the wrong way, is my commission haram?

I am an affiliate marketer. I promote website hosting offers on my website. Some hosting companies do not allow adult content hosting, others say: if there is no violation with the laws in their ...
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If a supplier offers commission to a purchaser, is it halal?

I am working in company as an admin officer in UAE. Our company has 15 vehicles. I have to make insurance for all vehicles which is mandatory in U.A.E. The two insurance companies offered me same ...
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What should a Muslim do if the company he works for uses pirated software?

AoA, I have read the posts on this page, Is using pirated software allowed?. My question is, if you work for a company which uses pirated software, what do you do? I've seen many situations where the ...
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What to do with money earned as a musician performing gigs at venues which serve alcohol?

I'm a socially conscious musician. I rhyme about things that occur in society in order to bring awareness. I don't swear in my music nor do I encourage anything that is un-islamic, in my lyrics. A lot ...
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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 Islam conceives overworking?

I'm working for about 12 hours a day, I don't really need so much work to live (that is two working journeys). Accordingly to Islam, is something recommended or not to someone overwork?
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Education consultant earnings are halal or not?

I am an education consultant. I make admissions of students in the colleges of their choices and charge them money of which all the money goes to the concerned college and I get only a small amount....
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Is earning as a cabin crew halal if serving alcohol and haram food is avoided?

I'm a male and considering to work as a cabin crew, the problem is, usually the cabin crew has to serve alcohol and non-halal food. So what if I could avoid serving alcohol to the customers -- ask the ...
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Is being a film director or a script writer for fictional and romantic stories against Islam?

Is being a film director or a script writer for fictional and romantic stories against Islam?
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Should I quit my job designing mobile apps now that its used for giving the location of parties?

I am a software engineer and I work for a company that mostly builds eCommerce mobile apps and the owner of the company is a Muslim. The problem now I am facing is that he has taken up a project for ...
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Are earnings from developing software which includes selling adult ebooks haram?

Last week, I got a job in which the client asked me to develop an eCommerce site where the client will be selling online eBooks. He told me that there will be 14 categories of the books. I started ...
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Is working in a capital market company allowed?

I'm looking for a good job and I came to know about vacancies in company dealing in capital market. Will my income be halal if I work in that company?
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Is allowed in islam to work as a bartender?

Is it allowed to work as a bartender or a steward in a bar that serves alchool? I want to know whether it's haram or halal or makruh and what argument back this "fatwa".
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What is the ruling on working in bank projects? [duplicate]

A company is likely interested in hiring me and I am actually going through several interviews. It is a software vendor company that develop products for testing, validating, and virtualizing services....
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Is it Haram for States in the Arabian penisula (& Bangladesh) to legitimise 3-year overseas worker contracts?

Many States in the Arabian Peninsula use their muslim brothers from Bangladesh on 3-year rolling contracts with a six month break to return to their families. Many of these men are married. This tears ...
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Is it okay to sell Islamic software?

Is it okay to develop and sell a software that contains Islamic materials, for example, Quranic duas, Ahadeeth, etc.? My question stems from the belief that selling Quranic verses is forbidden. It's ...
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Is it permissible to work for clients who want to make dating websites?

I am a web developer. I have been asked by people to work on improving clients dating site design. My question is that would it be halal for me to do it?
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How to ratio passion for profession and passion for Islam?

Sometimes I get passionate about religion and sometimes about my profession. It's hard to maintain a balance, sometimes I am totally religious and I am left with little interest in my work and money. ...
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What is the Sharia ruling on working in a bank?

Nowadays, lot of students look for getting a job in banks. What is the Islamic view if a person gets a job in bank?

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