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What precisely does the "fallacious" fatwa of Muhammad 'Abduh regarding business transactions involving interest say?

The fatwa in question is highly publicized, and is the basis that many so-called modernists allow interest-based loans. It may prove to be very difficult to find the actual text of the fatwa since it ...
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Does Islam allow the sale of Muslim real estate to a Jew?

The general rule is that a Muslim can sell anything to anyone. There are some exceptions to this, one of which is that a thing can not be sold when the purpose of the buyer is to do something haram by ...
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Why prophet (s.a) had his armor mortgaged with a Jew?

The hadith says that the Prophet ﷺ bought grain from a Jew in a contract where cash payment was to be made at a future date and he deposited his armor as a security for that. I am not really sure why ...
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Could Muslims purchase slaves which were kidnapped by non-Muslims?

It depends on the religion and legal status of the slave. A Muslim who is originally free can never be enslaved. So if the non-muslims kidnap and enslave a Muslim then that person remains free under ...
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How do I own a cat if Islam forbids it's sale?

First be aware that owning is not the topic of discussion in this hadith at all, as the issue is the matter of sales only. Views of the fiqh schools The majority of scholars like the scholars of the ...
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Is it impermissible to sell that which is permissable to businesses that are impermissible?

It is generally understood that engaging in businesses doing haram is prohibited. However, if for the most part, the business is not haram, but might be used for haram sometimes, it is okay. However, ...
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Is it permissible to take commission for converting other people's black money to white?

If money laundering is a crime, then it's not permissible. Muslims are required to obey the law. O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. ... -- ...
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Zakat for startups

Zakat is an ibadah and is only obligatory on Muslim individuals. Each Muslim shareholder is responsible for paying his own Zakat from his share. Making a profit or loss on the money is irrelevant. If ...
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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"?

Zakat is farz on individuals. You pay zakat only on your share of the zaktable assets and inventory. If you do not have enough money liquidate some shares.
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What does Islam say about renting rooms at a higher price than the owner?

Subleasing at a higher rent than one is paying to the owner is permissible according to the majority (Maliki, Shafi'i and Hanbali madhab). Lease is the sale of the usufruct of some property for a ...
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Is payment processing fee (paid by customer) interest if that fee become a gain for me instead of cost?

First of all we need to understand the complete payment method. As I know, when we accept payment by credit card and PayPal they charge 2-4% service charge (depending on the country). So if I sell ...
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Business with French/Israeli Nationalists

Buying from Israel is Haram. Why? If you buy anything From Israel or help them, they get more tax. The more they get tax, the more bomb would be produced with that. And by giving them money, people ...
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Doing online business using fake profile

It is haram because it involves cheating and lying, especially given that many people may have a good reason for wanting to know such information and rely on it in taking the decision to engage in a ...
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As a beginner in trading, I would like to know types of online trading to avoid

You should try to, if you are going to trade, avoid risks. If you are pretty certain, then I do not see why it is 'haraam'. If you are not certain, then it is like gambling, which IS haraam. Forex ...
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Is it Haram to resell Nike shoes that I personally own, if that company forbids it?

It is in general haram not to observe a rightious treaty (as long as it is possible). It is also in some cases haram to impose a treaty with unnecessary conditions. Some states forbid such clauses in ...
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Is it haram to sell Luxury items?

Praise be to Allah. If material does not follow non Islamic culture (like doll), It's halal. But There are some materials people can use those for good or bad work both. Like Radio and Knife, Some ...
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What exactly is "shuf'ah"?

Simply speaking -I hope I could find the right words because it is a bit difficult to translate and explain- Shuf'ah الشُّفْعة is the right of a partner (in business or neighbor) to buy the share(s) ...
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Which women's fashion clothes can I manufacture for my clothing brand?

In my opinion you can make whatever ypu want even if it revels because the cloths maybe be used with her mehram or infront of other women.
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Overpricing During Crisis

I asked a sholar. You are not allowed to overprice an item that is in need, knowing that you are taking advantage of the situation. Here are a couple references I was given: 'Iddikhar': The storing ...
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Did Khadija RA continue to do business after her marriage with prophet SAW?

This video might answer your question https://youtu.be/ceqol1opGT8?t=128. I've copied the link at that specific time, but do listen from the start, for proper context. Note: Video is in urdu. Just a ...
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Can I open a restaurant where men and women can mix?

Help one another in Al-Birr and At-Taqwa (virtue, righteousness, and piety); but do not help one another in sin and transgression. and fear Allah. Verily, Allah is severe in his punishment.(5:2)
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Doing business and sharing the profit

All these kinds of businesses are halal as long as both parties agree to (and act upon) the conditions made in the business contract (basically the shares of the win). 50:50 shares are actually not ...
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Are buffet restaurants haram?

Buffet restaurants don't encourage you to over-eat. That is the choice of the person who forces himself to eat as much as he can, to "beat the system". It is preposterous to blame the buffet system ...
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Permissibility of earning from dealing in things that can be used for haram deeds?

Narrated 'Umar bin Al-Khattab: I heard Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) saying, "The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. So ...
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Is a marketing activity that involves contributing one's participation for a chance to win a prize gambling?

As it seems you already know what's gambling and gambling is haram in Islam. So, let's only focus on discussing if this case is gambling or not. This has everything to be declared as gambling, ...
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Is amazon affiliate marketing haram for the marketer?

Bear in mind that my answer is based on what I know about the Amazon affiliate program, and that dates back to a year or two, so things may have changed. You are supposed to only put links to a ...
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Resolving an issue regarding shares in a partnership business

I think. You should discuss with your partners. Its according to your business contract. If you accepted to the contract of B=40% share. Then you should do as you promised in the contract. Or change ...
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Is a zero-sum deal halal?

The question is too broad. As you said, cutting a cake is a zero-sum game. But, many types of gambling are also zero-sum games where each person's gain is another person's loss. Cutting a cake is ...
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