Q: Is the responsibility of Zakat a strictly individual responsibility or can it be joint say in the case of husbands and wives? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: Zakat is strictly a personal obligatio
Q: I am getting a university grant, and a scholarship, should zakat be paid on this? if so, when should I pay it? i.e. pay today and then wait for one Islamic calendar to pass by then pay again? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما و
Q: Is Zakah liable on the employee/employer contributions of a Final Salary Pension Scheme? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: Zakah is not liable on the pension contributions as it constitutes a weak debt.
Q: If one has given their Zakah in advance for forthcoming years and on the anniversary realises this amount was above his actual Zakah total, can one consider this surplus amount to be a Zakah payment for subsequent years?
Q: I have ceased trading temporarily due to education, however will resume upon completion, do I have to pay Zakah on the remaining stock even though I am not going to be selling it soon? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومنه الصدق والص
Q: As a foreign student in the UK, my government estimates living expenses and deposits the money in my account, is this liable for Zakah even though it’s living expenses? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومنه الصدق والصواب A: If
Q: Do I have to pay Zakah on a personal loan I have lent to my brothers? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومنه الصدق والصواب A: A personal loan is a strong debt upon which Zakah remains payable for the duration of the loan even before o
Q: Is there a difference of opinion amongst jurists regarding ‘payment in kind’ for Zakah? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: There is a difference amongst jurists as to whether Zakah has to be given fr
Q: If I have added 12 months student loan repayments to my Zakāh liabilities, but later in the year become unemployed and repayment is delayed, what do I need to do? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: If one i
Q: Is gold bought for personal use subject to Zakah? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: Yes. According to the Hanafi opinion, gold and silver are always subject to Zakah, irrespective of whether it is for personal or