Is sadaqatul fitr waajib on a person who has debts?

Q: Is sadaqatul fitr waajib on a person who has debts?

A: If after deducting his debts, his wealth equals the nisaab of zakaat then sadaqatul fitr will be waajib on him.

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Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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