Zakat (Shafii)

June 20, 2022 4 mins

What Are the Rulings regarding Zakat for the Ahl Al-Bayt?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Zakat should not be given to the “Banu Hashim and Banu Muttalib,” as they are the direct descendants of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), also known as Sayyids.” If you are a sayyid, can you give zakat to another sayyid/sayyida, as you would be giving […]
May 27, 2022 2 mins

What Is the Correct Way to Pay the Zakat al-Fitr in the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question In the Shafi’i School, what is the proper way to pay the Zakat al-Fitr? Answer Thank you for your question. Zakat al-Fitr It says in the Reliance of the Traveller, The zakat of ‘Eid al-Fitr consists of 2.03 liters of the main staple of the area in which it […]
December 18, 2021 2 mins

Can I Claim Tax Refunds From Zakat and Charity Payments Without Losing Reward?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani  Question: Paid zakat & sadaqa, which I was able to legitimately claim as tax deductions. I claimed them as tax deductions & received a corresponding tax refund. For the avoidance of doubt, doing so was lawful. I expect it is religiously preferred to donate the refund rather than keep it. My […]
November 3, 2021 2 mins

With regards to calculating the zakat, which app or website should we follow whe...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch    Question Summary With regards to calculating the zakat, which app or website should we follow when seeking out the Hijri date? Question Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is common to find that different apps, websites, and even mosques have differences regarding stipulating […]