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Issue 3 – Zakaat

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Q: Is zakaat payable on outstanding debts owed to a person in lieu of merchandise sold? If the debt is paid after few years, will zakaat have to be paid for the previous years?

This entry is part 39 of 39 in the series Zakaat Masaail

This entry is part 39 of 39 in the series Zakaat MasaailA: Zakaat is waaj​ib upon debts owed in lieu of merchandise sold. If the debt is paid after few years, the zakaat will have to be discharged for the previous years. And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. ( و ) اعلم أن الديون عند […]

Q: Is zakaat payable on outstanding debts owed to a person in lieu of servic​es carried out e.g. accountants fees, lawyers fees, etc?

This entry is part 38 of 39 in the series Zakaat Masaail

This entry is part 38 of 39 in the series Zakaat MasaailA: If the money is in ex​change of some service carried out, then zakaat is not payable until he receives it. And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. ( و ) اعلم أن الديون عند الإمام ثلاثة قوي ومتوسط وضعيف (فتجب ) زكاتها إذا تم […]

Q: What is the shar’ee ruling regarding a debt that is owed to a person who has no hope of receiving the money?

This entry is part 37 of 39 in the series Zakaat Masaail

This entry is part 37 of 39 in the series Zakaat MasaailA: If the debtor blankly denies owing the creditor and there is no way to retrieve the money, then zakaat will not be waajib upon the debt. However, if he is unable to pay it due to financial constraints and wishes respite, then zakaat […]

Q: If a person purchases raw material with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, then will zakaat be waajib on such raw material?

This entry is part 36 of 39 in the series Zakaat Masaail

This entry is part 36 of 39 in the series Zakaat MasaailA: Since the raw material was purchased with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, zakaat will be waajib. (أو نية التجارة ) في العروض إما صريحا ولا بد من مقارنتها لعقد التجارة كما سيجيء أو دلالة بأن يشتري عينا بعرض التجارة (شامي […]