Are Items Bought with Impermissible Loans Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum If one borrowed money off a family member for a house and the family member’s money was from a haraam source, but has now been paid off in full with halal money, would this mean when selling the house, the money would be haraam? Secondly if someone […]

Are My Prayers Invalid While I Am Paying Interests?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have student loans that are accruing interest. I have not been able to pay them. Do I have to redo every single prayers that I have done during these loans? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam If the prayer was offered correctly, with all conditions and requirements fulfilled, […]

Should I Start to Repay a Student Loan I Am Not Currently Required To?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum, When I was studying, I took a loan out to cover the cost of my tuition fees. However, I am currently earning below the Student Loan Company’s repayment threshold. Is it mandatory for me to start paying the debt though I’m not required to payback at this […]

Is It Permissible to Accept a Severance Payment When One’s Employment is Terminated?

Answered by Shaykh Taha Abdul-Basser Question: Assalamo Alaikum, I have worked in various organisations where people have been granted different types of lump sum payments. The first is a severance payment for termination of their employment contract. The second is a redundancy payment that pays them a certain amount based on their length of service […]