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Zakat Types and Computation


For property that propped zakat on gold, zakat must be spent as much as 2.5% of the property shall dizakati (excluding charity cattle and grains that have a value of zakat individually)


Many business that uses the currency as a means of exchange, each state has its own currency values ​​are leaning to the exchange value of gold. Read the rest of this entry


The recipient of Zakat

Knowing who qualifies as a recipient of Zakat is an important collection of zakat in Islam. Fortunately, Allah (SWT) is merciful to us because he himself has stated that people are entitled to receive Zakat. In Sura Tawbah He said:

“Alms for the poor and needy, and those employed to administer (the funds), for those whose hearts have been (recently) reconciled (to truth), for those in bondage and in debt for the cause of Allah, and for the wayfarer: (thus is) ordained by Allah, and Allah is full of knowledge and wisdom. ” (Al-Qur’an, 9: 60) In this verse Allah enumerated the people who deserve this divine being, and are as follows: Read the rest of this entry

How to give Zakat

Zakat can be evaluated and returned in two ways:

a) Make a record of all money earned, either daily or monthly, which reached nisaab and remains in the treasury. The Zakat of that money would be due a year later the same day the money was earned and reached nisaab. This means income each month must be set aside and assessed for Zakat, and so will be the case for the rest of the month. For example, income in January 1991, will be assessed for Zakat in January 1992, February 1991 and the income will be assessed for Zakat in February 1992, zakat, etc. This method of evaluation is very difficult because it involves complete accounting of the gains daily or monthly. Read the rest of this entry

The Nisaab

The Lawgiver, Allah has prescribed the minimum amount that is obligatory for Zakat in different ranges of properties, and that the minimum is known as nisaab. The reason for nisaab is to ensure that no one is forced to give Zakat of what he or she has not, and there is no need to Zakat wealth. Nisaab is also an insurance against the tyranny of the state to tax the poor and needy, or as happens in many countries. Nisaab is a point of reference for the average Muslim is not sure whether he possesses the minimum wealth on which Zakat is mandatory. The rich do not have to worry about the Nisaab. Zakat is obligatory in all their richness and must be paid at the end of the period set for their Zakat.
The Nisaab will not be valid unless it fulfills two conditions:
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Who should give Zakat

The obligation of Zakat is compulsory on every Muslim who owns Nisaab minimum, if the person is a man, woman, young, healthy old or insane. Because the proof of Zakat Al-Quran and Sunnah is general and does not exclude young or insane. Allah (SWT) said: “Of their goods take alms so that you purify and sanctify them more powerful …” (Al-Qur’an, 9: 103)
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Zakat (alms tax)

almsWhat is Zakat?
Giving money to charity is highly commendable, and the sky is the limit, but Zakat is different because it is compulsory and is given in an amount calculated.

Zakat represents the unbreakable bond between members of the community, who described the Prophet Mohammad to be “like the organs of the body, if one suffers then all others rally in response.” Read the rest of this entry

Virtue Zakat And Wisdom Zakat In The Life Muslims of the World

Virtue Zakat And Wisdom Zakat In The Life Muslims of the World

1. Zakat is the third pillar of Islam after prayers, located in the middle between the other five pillars of Islam, Shahadah and prayers are preceded by, followed by fasting and pilgrimage for those who menuaikan capable, as the last pillar.
2. When examined, we found that zakat is different from the pillars of Islam to another. All the pillars of Islam is ta’abudiyah deeds to God. However, we see, zakat is not only related to God (habluminallah), but also related to humans (habluminannaas) directly.
3. Zakat is a pillar special that God sent down and set as the pillars of Islam that touches directly on the economic livelihood or Muslims. This is the only practice of worship that God enjoined and set as the pillars of Islam. Read the rest of this entry