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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 ...


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This is a (famous) issue over which the scholars differed. The majority of the scholars hold that a women does need to pay zakah on her gold and silver jewelry, while the Shafi'ee madhab holds that you don't need to. As for those who say that zakah is not due on gold jewelry, their proofs include: That gold jewelry is a liability -- it's not easy to sell, ...


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The prophet not only allowed charity to be given to family members, but said that double the reward is issued once for helping a family member and one for zakat: Volume 2, Book 24, Number 545 : Narrated by 'Amr bin Al-Harith Zainab, the wife of 'Abdullah said, "I was in the Mosque and saw the Prophet (p.b.u.h) saying, 'O women ! Give alms even ...


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It is important to note that a tax refund is exactly that: a refund. This isn't a case of the government giving you money, or reducing your zakat donations, this is just the government returning your own money back to you. The way income taxes work, at least in my country (i.e. Canada), is that the government takes a portion of every paycheque as advance ...


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Zakat is meant to help those in poverty, by distributing the wealth from those who have much more than they need, which is why most forms of Zakat are applied on those who have maintained more than a certain amount of money in their bank accounts. There's a Nisab on Zakat which means that you have a minimum amount before you are obligated to pay Zakat. If ...


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Based on my understanding, any money that you have had for more than one lunar year is considered "wealth" and zakaat has to be paid on wealth if your net worth crosses minimum nisaab. So go through your bank statement of the lunar year and see what is the lowest balance on the statement. Lets say you have $3000 as the lowest, this means that this $3000 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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, ...


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Members of Prophet's family such as the descendants of the family of Banu Hashim and Banu `Abdul-Muttalib (may Allah be pleased with them) cannot be paid zakah, because there are religious text showing that it is unlawful for them to take it. A Hadith related by Imam Muslim (may Allah be merciful with him) on the authority of 'Abdul-Muttalib ibn Rabi`ah ...


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Both quran and hadith tell us that the best of charity is one that is done for the sake of allah and not to be seen by others. So it may be perfectly acceptable to give without telling the recipient, because its for the sake of allah and to help another person. Sahih International O you who have believed, do not invalidate your charities with ...


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It becomes a Sadaqa Naafilah (Optional Saddaqa) instead since it is not obligatory. Zakat is considered Saddaqa Waajibah (Obligatory Saddaqa) There is no limit (minimum or maximum) to how much Saddaqa Naafilah you can give. The amount of blessings one gets are only known to Allah. As an example, there is the case of Hazrat Abu Bakr and Hazrat Umar. ...


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ANSWER SIMPLIFIED EVEN FURTHER: Both husband and wife work This has nothing to do with paying zakaat. and the wife owns jewellery. This is where zakaat does come in! Does the responsibility to pay Zakat fall on the husband. No, but he can pay for it if he wishes to do so, AND as long as the wife gives him permission to pay for it. If he doesn't ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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. The ...


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UPDATE 2: Here is a fatwa which says that money saved for any purpose is accumulated money, and all accumulated money must have zakat paid on it! Zakaat is paid on accumulated cash, not on income. You stated that in 2000 you started working, thus you should work out in what month (Islamic, not solar) you had accumulated cash equivalent to the nisab. ...


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In islam we are advised to listen to the rule of the land unless we are told to carry out a sin. Taxes would count as laws or rules that the government has placed on us. The reason for this is because the people of the country and and the ruler have an agreement with eachother and by disobeying these laws you will be breaking this agreement, which muslims ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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. See: https://...


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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 ...


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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. ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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Zakat is money paid on "wealth". So if someone has a certain wealth for one lunar year then zakaat is applicable on it provided they cross nisaab. Let’s say you collect for something expensive like a car or education, 2.5% is not a very big amount in the beginning to mid of the collection period, but towards the end it would get a little difficult and you ...


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Basically if you have accumulated money (savings), and you also have debt, and you don't use your savings to pay off your debt, resulting in you having that accumulated money for a complete lunar year which is more than nisab, you pay zakaat. If you use the accumulated money to pay off the debt before zakaat is due, you only pay zakat on what you have left, ...


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Whether you're renting a house or saving to buy a house is irrelevant; if your saved wealth has reached and maintained the nisab for a full year, zakat becomes incumbent on you.


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