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July, 2011

  • 20 July

    Zakaat on Medication for Dispensing Purposes

    Q: Is zakaat fardh upon the medication which the doctor administers to his patients or dispenses to them? A: Zakaat is fardh upon the medication which the doctor administers to his patients or dispenses to them. (أو نية التجارة) في العروض إما صريحا ولا بد من مقارنتها لعقد التجارة كما …

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  • 20 July

    Zakaat on raw material

    Q: If a person purchases raw material with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, then will zakaat be fardh on such raw material? A: Since the raw material was purchased with the intention of manufacturing products to be sold, zakaat will be fardh. (أو نية التجارة) في العروض …

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  • 20 July

    Zakaat on Bad Debts

    Q: What is the shar’iee ruling regarding a debt that is owed to a person who has no hope of receiving the money? A: If the debtor blankly denies owing the creditor and there is no way to retrieve the money, then zakaat will not be fardh upon the debt. …

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  • 20 July

    Offsetting a debt with the intention of zakaat

    Q: Will zakaat be discharged by offsetting a debt with the intention of zakaat? A: The zakaat will not be discharged by merely offsetting a debt with the intention of zakaat. However, if one wishes to discharge his zakaat through the debt owed to him, then he should give the …

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  • 20 July

    Zakaat on Properties, Flats, etc.

    Q: Is zakaat fardh on properties, flats, etc? A: Zakaat is not fardh on properties, etc. which are not purchased with the intention of resale. One will pay zakaat on the rent received. However, if the properties were purchased with the intention of resale, then zakaat will be fardh on …

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