Sadaqatul Fitr on a Poor Father For his Wealthy Children

Q: If the father is poor and his minor children possess wealth which equals nisaab, is it compulsory upon the father to discharge their sadaqatul fitr from their wealth?

A: It is compulsory upon the father to discharge sadaqatul fitr of his minor children from their wealth.

فيخرجها عن نفسه وأولاده الصغار الفقراء وإن كانوا أغنياء يخرجها من مالهم (مراقي الفلاح مع حاشية الطحطاوى ص723, الدر المختار مع رد المحتار 2/361)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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