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    Question ID: 151324Country: Pakistan

    Title: Zakah on solar system

    Question: We have solar system for our land, we have spent thousands of money on them. With the help of solar system we water our gardens easily. The question is can we give the zakah of solar pads or not? Sometimes we sale the solar system, can we give the zakah of amount of money that we get from solar system or not?

    Answer ID: 151324

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1062/1071/M=9/1438)


    There is no zakah on those solar systems which you have installed to water your gardens and they are not for sale. However, you will have to pay zakah on the value of those solar systems which are prepared for sale provided the condition of zakah is found. 

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India