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Rules and Ratio of Zakat In Islam

Zakat is the purification of maal (wealth). It is to be paid once in a year i.e. at the end of a calendar year when at the end we are left with any possessions on which zakat can be counted. 375 kata lagi


Awqaf Volunteers: The Intriguing Intangibles

Hisham Dafterdar, CPA, PhD
Chairman, Awkaf Australia Ltd

Awqaf is a voluntary sector built on charitable donation of assets and on mostly voluntary contribution of services. 867 kata lagi


The Third Pillar of Islam: Compulsory Charity (Zakat)

Charity is not just recommended by Islam, it is required of every financially stable Muslim. Giving charity to those who deserve it is part of Muslim character and one of the Five Pillars of Islamic practice. 818 kata lagi


Is It Valid to Give Zakat to Orphans?

We would like to state that zakat can only be received by the asnaf (the eligible group of people) that has been stipulated by sharia… 584 kata lagi


Is Advance Payment of Zakat Permissible? (Shafi’i School)

In the Shafi’i school, a person may pay one’s Zakat in advance of possessing the wealth for one lunar year (hawl). There are, however, conditions to advance payment. 318 kata lagi


Give Zakat to Immediate Relatives or a Mosque?

You can pay zakat to any relative who is not:

  • Your parent, grandparent and ascending
  • Your child, grandchild and descending
  • Your spouse

As for all other relatives then it is not only permissible but better to pay zakat to them if they are valid zakat-recipients. 129 kata lagi