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Zakat from Unlawful Wealth transforms it into Lawful Wealth?

Zakat from Unlawful Wealth

Zakat from Unlawful Wealth transforms it into Lawful Wealth?

Question:

Ustadz, I have a question. Is it true that all kinds of wealth, if we have paid its zakat. become pure or lawful? Even though it comes from corruption, burglary, stealing, etc?

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Zakat from Unlawful Wealth transforms it into Lawful Wealth?

Zakat from Unlawful Wealth

Zakat from Unlawful Wealth transforms it into Lawful Wealth

Question:

Ustadz, I have a question. Is it true that all kinds of wealth, if we have paid its zakat. become pure or lawful? Even though it comes from corruption, burglary, stealing, etc

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Paying off Other People’s Debt with Zakat

People’s Debt with Zakat

Paying off Other People’s Debt with Zakat

Question:

Assalamu’alaikum. Sir, let me ask: Say, A was indebted to B, since he was poor, A was unable to pay his debt. Then there was C who helped to pay A’s debt to B, but the money he paid was from his zakat. Thus, C directly paid his zakat obligation to B, intending to pay off A’s debt. Is such act permissible? Or should C give the money to A first?

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Ruling of Zakat Investment in Zakat Distributor Foundation

Calculating Zakat of Gold

Ruling of Zakat Investment in Zakat Distributor Foundation

Among things that are questioned is regarding zakat that is paid to social foundation, to be distributed to the poor, is the foundation allowed to invest it?

The answer is no, it is not allowed. In shari’a the zakat payer is ordered to distribute his zakat to the poor. Therefore, zakat payer is not allowed to invest it since it is contrary to Allah’s order to him. Likewise, representation of zakat payer, that is the social foundation that is trusted to distribute the zakat to the rightful. The foundation is obliged to distribute it immediately.

Beside that, what so-called investment sometimes causes some loss and no one can guarantee that it will always yield profit. For sure, if any loss happened, then the one suffering from it is the poor as its rightful owner.

This is the explanation given by Sheikh Dr Saad Syatsri in the second virtual lecture of the Minah Seminar held byJamiah al Ma’rifah al ‘Alamiyyah 1433 H

Author: Ustadz Aris Munandar, MPi

Article of www.syaria.com

How to Calculate Zakat of Gold, Silver, and Money

Calculating Zakat of Gold

Calculating Zakat of Gold

Question:

Assalamu’alaikum ustadz. I’d like to ask about zakat of wealth. I have about 100 grams of gold bullion on July. Then in August, it underwent a cutback to 88 grams (I sold it). 6 months afterward I bought more gold about 7.5 grams. How to calculate its zakat obligation?

Thank you, may Allah reward you greatly.

From: Taufik Hidayat

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