Zakat & Sadaqah



Obligatory poor-due and voluntary charity.


Late Zakat

If someone forgot to pay zakat one year, when does he pay? Is it permitted to pay more than what is due as zakat, and if so is it considered sadaqa? Continue reading

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Zakat on Wedding Gifts

Do women have to pay zakat for the gold they get as wedding gift? Continue reading

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Giving Sadaqa on the name of beloved Muhammad (SAW)

I have been giving sadaqa on the name of Muhammad (P.B.U.H) on each Friday in last one year. I have gone through many difficulties including losing job… Continue reading

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Sadaqah or Superstition?

I wish to know if a way of giving sadaqah that i have witnessed is right and not a cultural ritual thing that has been going on in Pakistan for years… Continue reading

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Asking Permission of Husband

I would like to ask if it is compulsory in Islam for a wife to ask before she makes donation to zakat, charity etc. or start or run her business with her own earnings… Continue reading

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Zakah on rental income and Gold

Do I have to pay Zakah a rental income even though i use 85% of it to pay for my rent and if so how much? Continue reading

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Further on qurban

In response to a question who has obligation to offer qurban, eShaykh answer : those who has wealth more than about $2,800. My question : we love in our own house worth about $400,000 but since 2003 I have no income… Continue reading

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Zakat: Mode of Payment and Distribution

Question: ASSALAMU ALAIKUM WA RAHMATHULLAHI WA BARAKATHUHU DEAR. PLEASE GUIDE ME ABOUT ZAKATH AND THE MODE OF PAYMENT AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM. IS IT PERMITTED TO GIVE ANY ORGANIZATIONS WHO CLAIM THAT THEY WIIL DISTRIBUTE. IF OK. WHAT IS THE MODE … Continue reading

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About Nisab of Zakat

Currently Ulema say that nisab of zakaat is the equavilent of silver price. Will Nisab… Continue reading

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Zakat to middle class family

I have a relative who are not poor but a middle class family. Their son, who is a… Continue reading

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