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    Question ID: 167870Country: India

    Title: Could I spend zakah money

    Question: I am not sahib e nisab. I am receiving zakah money every month. Could I spend that money to my family expenses? My wife is sahib-e-nisab and I have 2 children Please explain whatever.

    Answer ID: 167870

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 495/440/M=05/1440)


    It is lawful for you to take zakah money if you are eligible to receive zakah. After taking zakah you are free whether you spend it on yourself or on your family, there is no harm in it.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India