Giving a Poor Person Nisaab Amount

Q: Is it permissible to give a poor person so much of sadaqatul fitr that reaches the nisaab amount?

A: To give a poor person so much sadaqatul fitr that reaches the nisaab is makrooh. However, the sadaqatul fitr will be discharged.

( وكره إعطاء فقير نصابا ) أو أكثر (تنوير الأبصار مع رد المحتار 2/353)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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