Transactions (Shafii)

February 4, 2023 3 mins

Is It Lawful to Be a Quantity Surveyor?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I am a relatively recent revert to Islam, Alhamdulillah, and my question pertains to the permissibility of a career path I am thinking of pursuing. I am looking at becoming a quantity surveyor. This job includes dealing with financial matters within construction, such as preparing bills for goods and sorting […]
February 3, 2023 2 mins

Can a Company Accept a Voluntary Gesture from a Client?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question A friend is working in a Fabrication company, and one of their clients had some construction work done where electricians from the company were working. One of the electricians ran away with a company drill. The client volunteered half the cost of the drill stolen. Is it right for the […]
January 25, 2023 3 mins

Is Silent Acceptance of a Price Valid in Transactions?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I was buying some items. The cashier said the price was $92 (fake numbers for simplicity). I said okay, good. Then when I gave my $100 and took the items, he counted the change out loud, which came to $2. I thought I misheard him, and the actual price […]
October 14, 2022 3 mins

What Is the Ruling on Charging for Services by Percentages?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question An Opportunity popped up to work for a Tech Startup as an app developer. They transformed how charities process Sales, Claim Gift Aid & Plan Logistics. I’m worried about taking a job in which my wealth will be haram. Two things made me worried when reading about their services: (EPOS […]