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At what age does a person become an adult in Islam?

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 ...
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What caused the decline of the Bani Hashim, what form did the decline take, and why did it happen so quickly?

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 ...
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What is the amount of nisab for Zakah?

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 = ...
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Zakat on salary not received

The general principle with zakat is that it is due on ones assets after they have been in ones possession for one year. To my understanding, insofar as you have not yet received payment and have no ...
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Can we pay zakaat money or other donations for purpose of planting trees specifically?

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 ...
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Can we give Zakat to non-muslims?

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....
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After recently starting to earn a salary, when do I need to pay zakat?

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 ...
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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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Did the Prophet pay spoils of war to Meccan leaders to gain their support?

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:...
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Do the believers in Jannah pay the Zakat?

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 ...
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Can descendants of the Prophet (syed) receive zakah during emergency of COVID19?

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 ...
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Is it righteous to give zakat or sadaqah from the income of a job which requires ongoing bribery to keep?

Brother aoa I have researched alot and I got to know that(sorry to say) your job is ......... I cannot say as I do not want to disheart you (forgive me) According to an example A seed sown in the ...
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What amount of zakat we need to pay on clothes that have been gifted to us?

Nothing as clothes are not among the goods we need to pay Zakat for! This is as you say gifted clothes, if you were dealing with clothes than you would need to pay Zakat on your wins, but only once ...
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What caused the decline of the Bani Hashim, what form did the decline take, and why did it happen so quickly?

It is very unlikely that the statement, the Bani Hashim were in decline before the birth of the Holy Prophet, corresponds with reality. If we look at the historical account of the events in the year ...
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Does a disabled person have to pay Zakat or can he/she be exempt?

Every Muslim who owns wealth above nisab for a whole lunar year is obliged to pay Zakat on it, there are no exceptions there is no evidence of any admissible excuses. If this is a long term issue ...
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Is there zakah on gold exchange-traded funds?

When you buy Gold ETFs, you essentially own some gold (the gold belongs to you), but do not have physical possession of it (its locked up in some vault somewhere), but you do have control over it (you ...
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Is it permissible to pay off my relative's loan with interest using zakat money?

There's many opinions on this topic, so it's not possible to give a definite answer without knowing the relevant school of thought, the relationship between you and your relative, and whether or not ...
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Can we spend zakat on our street as its broken?

There are eight categories on which zakat must be spent on. Allah says in the Qu'ran: “As-Sadaqaat (here it means Zakaah) are only for the Fuqaraa’ (poor), and Al‑Masaakeen (the poor) and those ...
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Zakat on savings

This kind of money in fiqh is called maal (money of) ad-Dimar مال الضِّمَارِ, which is money which the legal owner has no right over it or no possibility to use it -a certain time- (for example let's ...
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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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Do I have to divide my zakat?

Allah the almighty thought as the order in which we should pay zakat (or consider the recipients): Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] ...
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Is zaka'at halal for the one who is poor due to his lifestyle?

As per Quran 9:60: إِنَّمَا الصَّدَقَاتُ لِلْفُقَرَاءِ وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَالْعَامِلِينَ عَلَيْهَا وَالْمُؤَلَّفَةِ قُلُوبُهُمْ وَفِي الرِّقَابِ وَالْغَارِمِينَ وَفِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ وَابْنِ ...
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Is Zakat payable on the mahr a wife is given?

As said in my comment above zakat is payable for an amount that reaches the nisab (a fixed amount of equal to a given amount of about 585 grams of silver or about 85 grams of gold, due to the fact ...
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is zakaat applicable on childrens marriage gifts

As you didn't mention all the kind of gifts you refer to. You should know that any kind of wealth about which we know that it is a duty to pay zakat from if it reaches the nisaab (the amount which is ...
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Can a daughter give zakat to her mother ...?

If your mother is poor, then it is obligatory for you to spend on her anyways, you can not combine and eliminate this obligation with Zakat. Zakat can not be given to parents or children, but can be ...
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Can Syed \ Hashmi receive Zakat?

Banu Hashim are excluded from receiving Zakat based on: ... Verily these sadaqat are the impurities of people, and they are not permissible for Muhammad (may peace be upon him), and for the family ...
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How often should I pay Zakat?

Your question even with the edit is rather basic. You could easily get some more basic information on wikipedia. But to make things clear and hopefully clear your confusion: You are mixing two things: ...
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Can she give the zakaah of her wealth to her brother who is sponsored by her father?

So long as what he is getting from your father is sufficient, then he is regarded as being independent of means as a result of that, so it is not permissible to give him zakat. But if his father ...
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How to pay zakat in non-fasting days as a woman?

You are confusing Zakat with Kaffara and Fidyah. Kaffara is due on a person who breaks their fast without a valid excuse, it is not due on those who have an excuse to not fast, such as a sick person ...
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