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Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. It is the practice of one giving 2.5% of their material possessions and wealth to charity. This is traditionally to assist the needy.
Assalam-o-Alaikum Yes, you can give zakat to your real sister or brother if he / she deserve it. You can not give zakat to your parent, parents of your parents, your children and children of your children.
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we earn reward for giving zakat reward is also called "sawab" any ways it purifies your heart and removes your sins, it brings us more closer to Allah and other fellow muslims, if this is not a long answer search more on wikipedia!!
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Allah ta'ala has given us wealth for our livelihood. All men do not possess equal wealth. Some have less and some have more. Allah ta'la has determined the share of the poor in the wealth of the rich. The system of Zakat has been set up with a view to helping the poor. Zakat literally means purity, …
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Paying zakat has two important goals: it helps the poor, and it purifies a Muslim's income. Muslims pay zakat because Allah ordered us to do it, in the Holy Qur'an. Not only Islam even in Christianity. Christianity is the message of forgiving and loving each other and Zakat is the Arabic word for…
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Zakah is the third pillar of Islam is the alms-tax (Zakah). It is a tax on wealth, payable on various categories of property, notably savings and investments, produce, inventory of goods, salable crops and cattle, and precious metals, and is to be used for the various categories of distribution spec…
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They donate at the mosque
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Paying Zakat is one of the pillars of Islam. Islam lays great stress on charity, alms giving and helping the poor and the needy.
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Conventional Banks Islamic Banks 1. The functions and operating modes of conventional banks are based on fully manmade principles. 1. The functions and operating modes of Islamic banks are based on the principles of Islamic Shariah. 2. The investor is assured of a predetermined rate of inter…
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At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world observe a joyous one day feast or celebration (could be extended to three-day celebration) called Eid ul-Fitr (the Festival of Fast-Breaking). Eid al-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal; the 10th month that follows Ramadan month in the Islamic c…
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zakat is a contribution that u HAVE to make in Islam religion.u give it to the poor so u can show god you are obedient. you have to pay zakat in 9 things:wheat-grain-date-raisin-gold-silver-camel-cow-sheep it's has much more conditions and for full details you have to refer to the books that is wr…
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All Muslims who have cash or kind in excess of a specified amount of Gold, Silver, trading goods etc which they have possessed for a year have to pay a 2.5 percent of the value of their savings to poor who cannot be immediate neighbours. One million dollars in bank for one year are liable for Zakat.…
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The fourth pillar: zakaah (poor due, charity tax)Just asAllaah has created people with different colours, attitudes and levels of knowledge, so too their deeds and provision vary. He has made some of them rich and some poor, to test the rich as to whether they show gratitude, and to test the poor as…
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zakat is 2.5 %
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yes,you are allowed to pay zaqat to a family member, only if they are poor and you are not responsible for their expenses
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Answer from website: http://www.khalidzaheer.com/qa/709 Our understanding is that the law of Zakat given to us by the Prophet, has three categories: Zakat on livestock, production, and wealth. The details of each one of these categories is different. Zakat on wealth is applicable on all assets that …
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The most important reason is that Allah requires it of us. One of the main benefits of zakat, though, is that it purifies our income. Almost all of us, for example, occasionally use hours when we're paid to work to do non-work things, such as chatting with a colleague or on the phone. Donating part…
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Zakat it is given to porr people to help them to cebrate the end of the Ramadan month.
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The AMOUNT is fixed at one-fortieth (i.e., 2.5%) of all one owns, each year. The USES vary. While the general understanding is that's it's charity to support the poor, some of the applications the government puts it to (remember, Islam has no notion of the church-state separation so popular in the W…
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The pay zakat because they need to please god.
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its either zakat or zakah. It is an Arabic word written in Arabic as زكاة
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Zakah is obligatory on Muslims who owns wealth equivalent or more the nisab level. It is 85g pure gold or 595g pure silver or money equivalent to gold/silver. Rate of zakah is 2.5% paid yearly, based on lunar year. This is the basics of Zakah. It should given to poor people such a way that the same …
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it is one of the pillars of islamLook into the Holy Qur'an. You will see that from ancient times Salah and Zakat were ordained as compulsory for the Ummahs of all prophets and the Islamic religion was never bereft of these two items during the period of any prophet. After mentioning about Prophet Ab…
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Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam- which means it is VERY important. It is compulsory and The Almighty Allah will be impressed, depending on how often you give Zakat. It's extremely significant because of this reason and Muslims are required to give 2.5% of their income every year to charity…
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Muslims pay for food, water, and shelter (homes).
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uh...der.. wath i thopossed tho wite thomething??This guy's a retard.... 1. Look up climate 2. Tourist attractions3. Agriculture4. Sport teams/RecordsAll I got for now...
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It is an obligation on Muslims to pay 1/40 (2.5%) of the wealth which they have had for a full lunar year, 1/40 (2.5%) of goods used for trade, and 5% or 10% of certain type of harvests depending on irrigation. Exempt from Zakat are a person's house and personal transportation. Zakat is not mandator…
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Here is a good poster of the five pillars, but it is a little small: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_CTcxOzp2IFc/SDPxdvFHjRI/AAAAAAAAAFQ/XP80XAcENVc/s400/fivepillars.gif
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It is a demonstration of solidarity of the Islamic society and to help the poor and needy people. Above all it is the 3rd pillar of Islam five pillars. So, its practice is required as obedience to God commands. Refer to question below.
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Islam teaches us if we make enough for our sustenance and have a lil more extra bugs, we can give this to the poor and the needy in order that they for whom the daily bread butter/dal roti is tough, they can benefit from it its simple to calculate zakat if you live in the US like me then as per RTT…
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Yes, he is. His father, as well, is a Shi'a Muslim.
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it alleviates poverty, decrease the gap between rich and poor, relives the poor from various kinds of debts, it purifies one,s mind and soul. i
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NO, daughter can not give zakat to mother.
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each year , .02% of your remained money (remaines money for a whole year or Profits)
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Zakat pays for shelter , food and clothing for the people who aren't that wealthy.
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now and
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Alms means charity.In Islam, we call that zakat. It is obligatory to give away 2.5% of one's revenue & savings and 10% of one's income to the poor. If one is poor and cannot give zakat however, then Allah [SWT] shall forgive that person because Allah [SWT] is the Most Merciful.
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a pillar of faith
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According to two judgments of the Lahore High Court Lahore, Gratuity Fund itself is not liable to zakat. However, when payment is made to its members, it will deduct zakat if the payee is sahib-e- nisab.
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I don't know what you mean by medicine, but Zakat is one of the five pillars of Jihad. Zakat means to give to charity usually with money, clothing etc.
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After the prophet passed away
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they were called the muhamed desendace.
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the night of ELKADR "laylat el kadr", allegedly the quran came to Muhammad at this night.
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The zakat system is for Muslims who have cash or a specified amount of gold, silver, or trading goods that they have possessed for a year and have to pay 2.5 percent of it to the poor. The Zakat and Ushr system was enforced in 1980.
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The most important elements of Islam are:Believing in and practicing the Islam five pillars. These five pillars are:Witness that no god except one and only one God and that Muhammad is His messengerPraying (Salat)Alms giving (Zakat)fasting (Sawm) the month of Ramadanpilgrimage (Hajj) for who afford …
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Zakat or Zakah (which is a kind of ritual charity) is an important pillar of Islam for the following: It purifies the heart of the contributor from selfishness and the greed of wealth. It purifies the heart of the recipient from envy, jealousy, and hatred. It purifies the property of the contribut…
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Every Muslim HAS to give Zakat at a certain month, i think its the month of Ramadan.
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Do you mean what form Zakat can be given in? Zakat basically means giving. You can give it in the form of money, clothes, even food. Most Muslims prefer to do it in the form of money, because every year, a Muslim is supposed to give 2.5% of their income to charity, so if every Muslim in the world do…
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to make balance , to make every person live in good way , to make rich people not love the money when they pay it , to refresh the economy ex: if rich people have Factories and all of them give zakat for poor people this people will pay it back to buy from this Factories
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No. Taxes are given to a government to assist with that government's functioning costs. Zakāt is a compulsory charity gift of 2.5% of the Muslim's wealth, which is given to the poor and needy.
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Yes, many religions believe that almsgiving is important to lead a proper spiritual life.
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can reduce poverty to help poor people to surviveequitable distribution of the goods
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{إِنَّمَا الصَّدَقَاتُ لِلْفُقَرَاء وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَالْعَامِلِينَ عَلَيْهَا وَالْمُؤَلَّفَةِ قُلُوبُهُمْ وَفِي الرِّقَابِ وَالْغَارِمِينَ وَفِي سَبِيلِ الل…
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Zakat, or charity is the fourth pillar of Islam.
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Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-'Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) was asked about the ruling on giving zakaat al-fitr to poor relatives. He replied: It is permissible to give zakaat al-fitr and the zakaah of one's wealth to poor relatives, and indeed giving it to relatives is better than givi…
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No because you have to give someone else.Zakat for those peple,they don't have anything to eat and wear.Zakat for poor people.
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every Muslim
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There is NO problem with zakat. Alms giving or (Al-zakat) is one of the pillars of Islam , which is giving a specified amount of money from the rich to the poor after some preconditions that assure its must on that rich. It's on the contrary a solution to many problems.Examples: 1. It binds & st…
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Zakat can be collected in something similar to a tax, but Muslims from a non-Islam country usually either give their Zakat to developing countries or send it to the government of an Islam country
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Zakat or alms-giving is the practice of charitable giving by Muslims based on accumulated wealth, and is obligatory for all who are able to do so. It is considered to be a personal responsibility for Muslims to ease economic hardship for others and eliminate inequality. Zakat consists of spending 2…
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zakat gives more to some people and less to some others so its not fair to the ones that get more
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Zakat is the third pillar of Islam, an obligation on every Muslim who meets the conditions, and must pay it to the beneficiaries, and may The word Zakat in the Quran with a prayer in more than (80) verse .. Zakat is also known as a section dedicated to the poor and the needy from the funds of riches…
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ketne rakm par ketne zakat lagte ha
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Salam, Al hamodullah I give directly to them, as we then know the money where it is going. 2.5% of your income after deductions to the masjed. Zakat Al Mal 10 dollars per person for Ramadan Zakat - Zakat Al Fitr Anything else is sudica (charity). We give if we can, if we are in debt then we nee…
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During the twenty two year period of the Quranic revelations, Prophet Muhammad lived in Mecca for twelve years (610 622 A.D.) and in Medinah for ten (622 632 A.D.). Of the 114 Surahs of the Holy Quran, about 92 were revealed in Mecca and 22 in Medinah. Some Surahs are a composite. Generally speaking…
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Zakat Declartion Form is basically meant for individuals/persons. As a Company is an artificial entity, therefore no declaration form is prescribed by the Zakat Ushar.
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They give 2.5% of their spending money to the poor or needy.
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زكاة
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ushr is collected on compulsory basis at a rate of 5 percent of the produce from every land owner, grantee, allottee, lessee, lease-holder or land-holder (except the one excluded from the definition of sahib-e-nisab). An individual farmer is exempted from ushr if he is a "mustahiq" or if his produce…
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No zakat on christians but only Muslims.
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Because its one of the five pillars of Islam and its a must and it keeps the wealth circulating and blesses the wealth and helps the poor and needy and teaches kindness and no greediness.
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Zakat is spent on the following categories: 1. The poor and the needy 2. The collectors of Zakat 3.Those who may embrace Islam 4. Passers-by 5. Those who are in a debt 6. Those who fight in the cause of Allah 7. Those who want to emancipate
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The poor people who are financially weak.
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Yes we can pay zakat on our assets.
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if you mean to be payed for the person that has loan so yes , this is one of the types people that you can give them zakat
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yes if they aren't from your roots like "mother father grand father ...." and not your leaves like "son daughter son's son .... "
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No we can not pay zakat in instalment.
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Few points - It is the "right" of the poor people to get zakat from the rich. The rich are not doing them any favour. The rich have to obey the orders of Allah. This means that poor should not be ashmed to take zakat. - The poor is doing favour by accepting the zakat and not the other way round. A…
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in Islam the husband must pay money for his wife so can't be zakat
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yes the poor people is one of the types that take zakat
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zakat is paid once in ayear while zakkatul fitr is paid in the idd day
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No we cannot pay zakat on kids saving. On kids saving we pay Fitrana.
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word noor in quran 23 later
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yes you can and it is better because you have to help the people near to you more than any one . you can't pay zakat to your roots like " mother ,father , grand father ..."and also you can't pay zakat to your leaves like"sons ,your sons's sons "
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yes if he save money equivalent to 85 grams of gold or more and pass over this money one year
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Poor or Needy people should accept zakat.
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I think in the month of ramdan Prophet Muhammad made zakat compulsory.
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Islam teaches us if we make enough for our sustenance and have a lil more extra bugs, we can give this to the poor and the needy in order that they for whom the daily bread butter/dal roti is tough, they can benefit from it its simple to calculate zakat if you live in the US like me then as per RTT…
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Not really.But it is part of the five pillars of Islam.
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zakat is not compulsory on poor people.... but if you are rich and you dont pay zakat out of arrogance than its a sin
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no a wife cant give zakat or money of zakat to her husband under the masarif of zakat.
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Zakat means to cleanse or purify as the person gives up a share of his/hers wealth they become cleansed from selfishness and greed.
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Answer Jizya was a tax for non-Muslim men who didn't want to enter the army and wanted the Muslims to save him but the condition to pay "men have power to fight in army" Zakat for Muslim when he get money equevelent to 85 grams of money and pass one year over them pay 2.5%. Commentary on the Exp…
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yearly
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