• Prayers & Duties >> Zakat & Charity

    Question ID: 46044Country: Pakistan

    Title: Zakah

    Question: I am serving in United Nations and getting paid in dollars. My contract is for one year only. From the salary I also run my household expenditure. I intend to go for hajj next year; in-shaAllah for which I want to save some money. It is pertinent to mention that the amount is more then 7 and half tola gold. My question is that am I suppose to give zakah on this money which I am earning from United Nations? Please clarify in the light of Shariah.

    Answer ID: 46044

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1021/795/B=1434) Yes, as per the rules you will have to pay zakah on the said amount.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India