Are there many obligatory alms giving during a year?

Question:

BismiLlahi Rarman Raheem
Salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa baraktuh

I converted to Islam recently, two years ago, and al hambduliLlah, i have being paying the zakat of id al Fitr. I think it’s of on sa’ of dates or other… i’ve being paying about 8 or 9 $.

*But is the zakat on properties, and the zakat of ‘id two different ones?

*Please, kindly inform me of the different obligatory zakats in one year, and how can i make it up and pay those i didn’t know about.
Jazak Allahu khair.

Answer:

A`udhu billahi min ash-shaytan ir-rajeem
Bismillahi ‘r-Rahmani ‘r-Raheem

wa `alaykum salam,
Yes. Please refer to the answers in the following posts:

Questions on Zakat
Late Zakat

See here on Sadaqatu ‘l-Fitr.

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