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MRA Tax Relief

Question: In Malawi most people pay by cheque to Islamic institution. The question is if I pay institution ABC 5,000,000.00 kwacha The institution has received 5,000,000.00 But I am get a 30 percent tax relief on this 5,000,000.00 from the tax people because they allow this as an expense and …

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Zakat on Inheritance

Question: As salaam wa alykum. ..referring to fatwa dated….muftisaabs mentions inheritance being a weak debt….hence no zakaat on pending inheritance. …my confusion is…many people are under the assumption that in all cases no zakaat is due on inheritance until distribution …. which in a case where executives have access to …

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ZAKAT ON ADVANCED PAYMENT RECEIVED – CONSTRUCTION

Question: Slm. Im a building contractor and calculate my zakaat on the 25th of Ramadan every year. I have received payment in advance for a certain project which will only be completed next year. I will use this to buy the  necessary materials as and when the need arises. Do …

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INTEREST MONEY FOR SUBSIDISING FEES

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum we have a query on accumulated interest money. We are running a college for the indigenous malawians, and because they cant afford the full amount of fees and other expenses so for muslims it is subsidised by zakaat money and for non muslims by sadqa or lillah …

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ZAKAT FOR BOREHOLES, FEEDING, SALARIES

Question: Assalamu Alaikum Mufti sb Pray you are well. What can zakat money be used for exactly? I understand Nisab etc, but practically in Malawi for the poor how do we use it,  Can we use it for food and feeding poor. Can zakat money be used to restore masjid …

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INTENTION OF ZAKAT AFTER GIVING MONEY

Question: Salam mufti sb After giving Money to poor .. can u make intention that it was zakaat? For example giving the money today ..then u make intention after one day that it was zakaat The poor person asked me for a loan for about 20,000 I gave him 20,000 …

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PAYING MEDICAL BILLS – ZAKAT

Question: Assalam alaikum.  I have a question regarding giving zakaat. They are some families who work and at the same time have a family member who is ill and needs alot of medical care. I can’t ask them if they are legible to receive zakaat. Should I simply access the …

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WHAT IS MY ZAKAT AMOUNT FOR THE PAST 14 YEARS?

Question: Somebody has 330 grams gold 24 carat 14 years they have not given zakaat. Please if you could work it out in Malawi Kwacha. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The Zakat due for the 330 grams of gold …

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