• Prayers & Duties >> Zakat & Charity

    Question ID: 44651Country: Bangladesh

    Title: Can a poor husband take money of zakah from his wife

    Question: Please inform me that I am a poor man and my wife is rich who has to pay zakah. On this situation can I take zakah money from my wife and can I use it. Please give me the reply as soon as possible.

    Answer ID: 44651

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 670/398/L=1434) A wife cannot give her zakah to her husband. If she does so the zakah shall not be paid. If the wife is rich then she should help her husband with nafl sadaqah.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India