January 19, 2023 2 mins

Do I Have to Pay Zakat on the Portion of the House I Own Along with My Brother?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question If I was purchasing part of a property with my brother, and he will live there with his family, then do I need to pay zakat on the amount that I own of the property? Rather than giving him a loan, I decided to purchase part of the property […]
January 16, 2023 3 mins

How Can I Pay My Previous Year’s Zakah in Cash or Gold/Silver?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question As an example, someone has possessed 100g of gold and 1000g of silver for ten years and hasn’t yet paid Zakat for it. The date of the first time his wealth reached the nisab has already been estimated. Also, the amount of additional cash savings throughout the years on […]
January 8, 2023 2 mins

Can I Pay My Zakat on Gold with the Borrowed Money?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I have gold but no cash to pay Zakat at the moment. My husband has borrowed an amount for three months. Can I pay my gold Zakat with this borrowed money? If not, what should I do? Answer Yes, it would be valid to take the requisite amount from […]
December 31, 2022 2 mins

Can I Give My Zakat to My Grandmother?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Can I give zakat to my grandmother, who needs financial support for her nursing care? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is not permitted to give Zakat to your grandmother. The person paying zakat is not to pay it to his father and […]