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Ruling on (Dinar) Initiative for Collecting Zakat and Sadaqat
What is the ruling of Sharia on collecting Zakat (Obligatory charity) and Sadaqat (Voluntary charities) in favor of the (Dinar) initiative to enable needy students to meet their educational requirements?
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How to Calculate Zakah on Trading Merchandise

I`m a tradesman and don`t know how to calculate the Zakah due on trading items. Hawl (Zakah year) has lapsed only over some of the goods; some have been damaged and I might return them to the owner. Sometimes, I pay for goods in advance and, sometimes, by installments. I also have money in my bank account, in addition to cash and uncashed checks. Also, people owe me money; some of which are repayable and some are unrepayable. I`m also indebted and have taxes and expenses to pay. I have vehicles, such as cars, trucks and the like, real estate; some are for trade and some aren`t, and some I rent to generate income. This is in addition to my own private money, car and house and other items not set for trade. My wife has also adornment gold, in addition to gold for saving. What is the ruling of Sharia on all of this?

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Ruling on Collecting Obligatory and Voluntary Charities to Support Students

What is the ruling of Sharia on collecting obligatory and voluntary charities in favor of what is called (Poor Female Student Fund) to help needy female students spend on their personal needs, and not their tuition?

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Is Zakah Payable on the Kept Zakah Money?

After my father passed away, we found that he hadn`t paid the Zakah due on his wealth for several years. We calculated that Zakah and wanted to pay it to clear him from liability before Almighty Allah. However, because of certain conditions, we didn`t pay it and kept it in our possession for over two years and a half. Is Zakah liable on this kept 

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Ruling on Giving Continuous Charity to Charitable Organizations

What is the ruling of Sharia on receiving continuous charities and spending them on poor families? This takes the form of creating a small business, buying a fridge or a cooker, providing training, purchasing a car for sustaining work and the like. 

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Ruling on the Zakah of Saffron

What is the ruling of Sharia on the Zakah of saffron? Moreover, is it permissible to pay its Zakah in cash? It is worth pointing that saffron is cultivated for almost six weeks a year.

 

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It is Permissible to Pay Zakah to Indebted Son with Conditions

Seven brothers have a company, but one of them is struggling financially and ran up debts estimated at more than two thousand, which he is demanded to pay off. Is it permissible for his father to give him the Zakah of the company`s money to pay off those debts?

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Consequences of Miscalculating Zakah

I have miscalculated the Zakah on my wealth where I thought it was (5%) while it was (2.5%). I realized this mistake after I had distributed the Zakah. What is the ruling of Sharia on this? Is it permissible to consider the excess amount as advanced Zakah for the coming year?

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Ruling on Stipulating that Recipient of Zakah Spends it in a Certain Channel

As giver of Zakah, is it permissible for me to stipulate that the recipient of Zakah spends it in a certain channel?

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It is Permissible to Pay Zakah of Wealth before its Due Time

What is the Islamic ruling on Zakah? What is the virtue of Zakah? When should Zakah be paid? And, is it permissible to pay Zakah before its due time?

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Islamic Ruling on Paying Expiation Money to Cancer Patients

What is the ruling of Sharia on receiving expiation money in favor of poor cancer patients in the form of food coupons; three JDs per meal?

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Taking Back Money Given to a Rich Beggar

I have given some money to a beggar, but I found out that she was rich. Therefore, my daughter tricked her and managed to take that money back. What is the Islamic ruling on what my daughter has done?

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Ruling on Paying Zakah to Cover Marriage and Wedding Expenses of the Poor

What is the ruling on paying Zakah funds, collected by a charity, to get those who meet the conditions of poverty and destitution married where a collective wedding will be held for twenty to thirty persons with a cost of one hundred and twenty to one hundred and fifty thousand JDs?

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Ruling on Zakat of Amounts Retained in Letters of Credit

I purchase commodities from abroad via an Islamic bank where I deposit a certain amount of money in the trust account. However, one full lunar year has elapsed over that amount and, still, the commodities haven`t arrived yet. How should I calculate the Zakat of that amount?

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