May 28, 2023 3 mins

Would Items Purchased before the Payment of One’s Unzakated Wealth Become Impe...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I read a fatwa on your website, which I found nowhere else, and due to this, I have felt so devastated that I’ve stopped my necessary expenditures and made myself and my family, my beloved mother, suffer horribly. A part of the fatwa on your website stated one’s unzakated […]
May 19, 2023 2 mins

Is It Necessary to Specify If One Is Paying Zakat for Past, Current, or Future Y...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I paid zakat in advance for tens of thousands of pounds over many years to meet my brother’s requirements when he was a university student. My purpose at the moment of giving was to pay zakat. However, I didn’t specify the year for which the zakat was given, and […]
May 8, 2023 2 mins

Do I Need To Pay Zakat on the Cumulative Amount of This Ramadan or Last Ramadan?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I am paying monthly installments for a property that is under construction and is expected to be completely constructed by next year. The question is, should I pay zakat on the cumulative amount as of this Ramadan or the cumulative amount as of last Ramadan, considering that zakat is […]
May 4, 2023 1 min

Is It Permissible To Give Zakat and Sadaqat al-Fitr to the Mosque?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question Is it permissible to give zakat and sadaqat al-fitr to the mosque, which can be used for the mosque rent and bills etc.? Answer No, zakat and sadaqat al-fitr cannot be used to pay for the expenses of a mosque. The purpose of both is to aid poor people […]