Zakat

Zakat on Real Estate

Real Estate Counts as Wealth or Not Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. However, when it comes to Zakat on real estate, we need to understand the purpose for which this “real estate” is bought for. In other words, the basic guideline states that real estate is not wealth that is subject […]

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Who Is Eligible for Zakat

Conditions that Make Zakat Obligatory Allah commanded us to give Zakat to people who deserve it.Zakat is not obligatory for all people. Some conditions should be in a Muslim to give Zakat, like: The bare minimum is approximately 2 kg of wheat flour, rice, or other staple foodstuffs per household member, including dependants, even if […]

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Calculate Your Zakat on Property

Zakat Due on the Property Due to your property, you have to pay zakat every year for a property bought to sell in the future and earn capital gains. Zakat is not due on: Zakat on Land for Use It depends on how you are going to use the land: On the other hand, if […]

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Benefits of Lillah

Lillah Meaning Lillah is any form of charity given purely to please Allah (SWT). However, this charitable giving is provided entirely voluntarily and not like Zakat. “O you who believe, spend of the wealth We have bestowed upon you (in Allah’s way) before the Day comes when there shall be no buying and no selling; […]

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Zakat on Gold

What is Zakat? Zakat is the third pillar of Islam. It is an annual charity, and it is obligatory for all Muslims. This payment or giving a specific portion of wealth is for poor people, vulnerable, and deserving. There are some conditions for giving zakat,  Zakat on Gold Zakat on pure gold reaching nisab equals […]

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Zakah on Cattle: Conditions and Rules 

The Ruling and Conditions of Zakah on Cattle It is mandatory. The Prophet ﷺ said: “Any owner of camels, cows or sheep/goats that does not pay its due, on the day of resurrection they (the animals) will come to their owner in the best state of health they have ever had (in the world) and […]

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Zakat of Grains and Fruits

Conditions and Rules of Zakat on Grains and Fruits To know the conditions and rules of Zakat on grains and fruits, first, we have to see the difference. Grains: Any grains that can be stored, e.g., barely wheat… etc. Fruit: Any fruit stored, e.g., dates, raisins, and almonds. Zakat on grains and fruits is compulsory […]

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Zakat on Minerals and Treasures

Definition of Minerals and Treasures In the early days of Islam, the word ‘Bayt mal al-Muslimin’, which means _the house of money _ or ‘Bayt mal-Allah’ was used to refer to the building or the place where the moveable public properties of the Islamic state were stored until these were disbursed for individual purposes, such […]

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The Difference Between Sadaqah and Zakat

The Definition of Sadaqah and Zakat According to Islam, the religion of peace invites all of us to help and support each other. Islam calls for society’s unification of classes by giving money and help to all people who need it.  As Allah (S.W.T.) said in the Quran:   The believers are brothers, so reconcile between […]

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