• Prayers & Duties >> Zakat & Charity

    Question ID: 6357Country: United Arab Emirates

    Title: I have a question regarding zakat and sadkhat.i am married and i am earning upto 5000aed.in that no money will remain at the end.my wife got so many gifts of gold so i want to know that is zakath compulsory now.and if compulsory how much should i pay.please tell me the percentage.and also tell me how much shoud i sadkhat.please reply me.thank you.

    Question: asalam alykum.thank you very much for providing this service.allh sucess this sight. I have a question regarding zakat and sadkhat.i am married and i am earning upto 5000aed.in that no money will remain at the end.my wife got so many gifts of gold so i want to know that is zakath compulsory now.and if compulsory how much should i pay.please tell me the percentage.and also tell me how much shoud i sadkhat.please reply me.thank you.allahfiz.salam alykum.

    Answer ID: 6357Posted on: Aug 31, 2020

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1257/1062=B -1429)

     

    When, after all expenditures, you do not save wealth equal to nisab (the amount prescribed for zakah) at the year-end, then you are not asked to pay zakah. If a year had passed over the gold received by your wife as a gift, then it is essential for your wife to give zakah. The value of the gold and available cash etc should be calculated altogether then the fortieth part (i.e. 2.50%) of the total amount should be paid as zakah.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India