A person is considered an adult and held responsible for religious and legal obligations on attaining puberty, as evidenced by the Quranic verses and ahadith that condition such obligations on having reached puberty, and the hadith about the three cases from whom the pen is lifted and their actions are not recorded:
وإذا بلغ الأطفال منكم الحلم فليستأذنوا
Allah says in Quran [9:60] that there are eight categories of people who have the right to receive Zakat:
People who are in complete poverty and have nothing.
People who have some wealth, but not enough to meet their basic needs.
The people who collect Zakat to distribute to the poor and needy.
People who are sympathetic towards Islam or wish to enter to ...
Most of Mecca's TRADING was a passing trade, for the transferred goods from Yemen and Ethiopia to Mecca and their markets and then to A-Sham.
Abdul Muttalib and Banu Hashim bound traders to follow accurate moral conduct and good treatment of the traders, meeting them and hosting them, which improved the position of their trade.
When Abdulmutallab became ...
Zakat is obligatory charity.
Nisab means the minimum amount of wealth, such that if a person owns less than that then Zakat is not obligatory on them.
The Nisab for
Gold is 85 grams1 (20 Dinar = 20 Mithqal)
عليك شىء - يعني في الذهب - حتى يكون لك عشرون دينارا فاذا كان لك عشرون
دينارا وحال عليها الحول ففيها نصف دينار
Nothing is incumbent on you, ...
At first there is two terms that needs to be clarified: Sadakat (donations) and Zakat.
Sadakat (or donations) are any amount of money you pay for any charity purpose. To poor people, to public welfare, even to rich people some times: you donate for public schools that educate people regardless of their financial state, or hospitals that treat the public ...
In Hanafi fiqh, there are two general principles at play here:
Goods bought with the express intention of resale are considered stock-in-trade, and thus zakatable.
Goods bought with the express intention of keeping and/or using it, rather than selling it, are not considered stock-in-trade, and thus not zakatable.
Your confusion lies in the fact that you're ...
Many times the Qur'an and sunnah don't go into the details of the wisdoms behind rulings. The Companions weren't faced with detailed intricate challenges to the minutiae of the faith; their focus was on the core things. They didn't have time, to put it bluntly, to do a sociological and anthropological and economic analysis of Islam, and it didn't matter to ...
The penalty of one who refuses to give the Zakaat out of greed and love of money, then it is on the ruler to take it by force plus half of what he owns wealth, The Prophet ﷺ said:
فِي كُلِّ سَائِمَةِ إِبِلٍ: فِي أَرْبَعِينَ بِنْتُ لَبُونٍ, لَا
تُفَرَّقُ إِبِلٌ عَنْ حِسَابِهَا, مَنْ أَعْطَاهَا مُؤْتَجِرًا بِهَا
فَلَهُ أَجْرُهُ, وَمَنْ مَنَعَهَا ...
Zakat is incumbent on any money that is kept in your possession, so long as it has reached the nisab (which is roughly $430 CAD as of this post; the amount fluctuates with silver/gold prices) for a full year. You do not pay a separate zakat on each of your individual accounts, you would calculate and pay your total zakat based on all of your accounts and ...
It is not that the prophet was exempted from the Zakat , but the more apt question would be to ask whether he reached the Nisaab level (the minimum amount) required to become eligible to pay Zakat. He may receive war booty, gifts etc but at the same time he donated most of what he got in charity, there are many examples throughout his life for this.
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 he doesn't have enough liquid money he will sell some shares to get the money to pay his Zakat. Zakat is not deducted from wealth of non-Muslims.
All Praise to Allah Swt and blessings on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions
Zakat is obligatory on every free adult and sane Muslim when he or she possesses the nisab and a lunar year has passed over it. Zakat is due on Gold Silver Cash Trade-goods,freely-grazing livestock kept for milk or breeding like camels, cows, sheep and ...
Not only the salary that will be counted. Your property(Includes all the property you have Details Here) has to be reached the amount of a Nisaab and stay with you for 1 lunar year. As soon as this criteria is fulfilled pick a date and calculate all the property you have and give Zakat.
Remember, only the Nisaab amount need to be stay with you for one year. ...
Yes the prophet indeed gave the (newly converted) Meccan's most if not all the war spoil of the battle of Hunayn, but not to gain their support but to bring their hearts together for Islam based on (9:60):
Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and ...
Zakat is due on material wealth when it is above nisab and a full year passes on it.
Did Isa own material wealth (مال) in excess of nisab, when he was raised up?
If the answer is no, then the obligation is lifted from him till he comes to own it.
If the answer is yes, then in whose custody is that wealth currently? The obligation of paying Zakat on that ...
No, the general rule about Zakat is that it can not be given to non-Muslims, as it can only be taken from Muslims and can only be given to Muslims.
الكفار ولو كانوا أهل ذمة: لا يجوز إعطاؤهم من الزكاة. نقل ابن المنذر الإجماع على ذلك لحديث: إن الله افترض عليهم صدقة تؤخذ من أغنيائهم وترد على فقرائهم
Kuffar be they Dhimmi or otherwise: It is not permitted to ...
Zakat is forbidden for the Bani Hashim, rather their needs are to be met from khums:
إن هذه الصدقات إنما هي أوساخ الناس وإنها لا تحل لمحمد ولا لآل محمد
This charity is the dirt of the people, and it is not permissible for Muhammad
nor for the family of Muhammad
Some scholars have considered the above prohibition to be absolute ...
According to the Hanafi school, zakat is due on the total you have after the year has passed. It doesn't matter if some of that money has not been in your possession for a whole year, it only matters that you've maintained at least the nisab for the year.
If you have not maintained the nisab for a full year, no zakat is due.
The scholars differed as to the meaning of the "fakeer" (فقير) and "maskeen" (مسكين), and the difference between them to several statements including the following:
that the fakeer better than the maskeen.
Conversely, a maskeen better than the fakeer.
There is no difference between them in terms of meaning but differed in the name.
Qurtubi said in his ...
You can find a pretty good analysis of the differences here:
According to the Arabic usage, fuqara are all those people who
depend on others for the necessities of life. The Arabic word fuqara
is a general word for all those who are needy because of some physical
defects, or old age, or temporarily out of living means, and can
Yes, zakat has to be payed even if they have not reached puberty. Zakat must be performed on any money that has reached the nisab no matter how old the owner is. In fact, it has been reported that the Prophet had recommended that an orphan's money should be invested so that it does not diminish by zakat.
Amro bin Shu’aib narrated on the authority of his ...
You have mistaken Khums with Zakat.
Khums is obligatory on the following seven things:
1)Profit or gain from earning.
4)Amalgamation of Halal wealth with Haraam.
5)Gems obtained from the sea diving.
6)Spoils of war.
7)As commonly held, a land which a zimmi (a non-Muslim ...
Zakat can be viewed from two point of views: The one giving Zakat (i.e. you) and the one collecting Zakat (i.e. State).
From your point of view, it is an obligatory charity that you have to give to "purify" what Allah has given you.
From State point of view, it is the tax that it collects to run its affairs. If the State has taken it upon itself to do ...
One of penalties according to prophet is that the money which didn't spend for zakat, will be spent in the way of evil.
The Prophet said:
من مَنَعَ ماله من الأخیار اختیاراً صرّف اللّه ماله فى الأضرار اضطراراً
Another one is getting into famine.
The Prophet said:
لاتزال امّتى بخیر ما تحابّوا و اقاموا الصلوة و اتوا الزّكاة فاذا لم یفعلوا ذلك ابتلوا ...
No, it’s incorrect. Taxes and zakat should be paid differently.
Pay attention that tax and zakat have different concepts and are used in different aspects so they should be paid differently. Some of their important differences are:
Paying zakat is an Islamic order but tax is a government order.
Tax is spent for government needs but zakat is spent for Muslim ...
Money Zakat "زكاة المال" is obligatory individually. It's not per family. So each person is held accountable on what he/she owns individually not on the total of what he has and what his wife has summed together.
The calculation method is as follows, the total value of monetary and precious holdings, like: precious metals, precious stones, etc..., for an ...
I would say just one thing, look around yourself that what is important? Is it necessary to have a mosque in your area? Or is it important to save life of hungry people around you which are starving? or some thing else.
Just look around your self. Find the best deserving person in your view. And give your donations to that one. Because Your deeds depends ...
One cannot pay his dependents' expenses (Mother, Father, Children and Wife) (1) from Zakat. However, if one does not pay his dependents' expenses in spite of being able to do so, others (relatives or non-relatives who are not obliged to provide for them e.g sisters, brothers, aunts...) can pay the expenses from Zakat
If a person upon whom Zakat is ...
If the gold is equally yours (if May Allah not you get into some financial crisis then you expect to be backed up by her gold) and has been in you people's possession for more then an year and is greater than equal to 7.5 tola then 2.5% of its present worth is applicable as Zakat.
Her rights as your wife include a share in your wealth so you may pay on her ...