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Do I Have to Pay Zakat on Land? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum (1) A friend bought land as an investment and didn’t have any other intentions. Is there a Zakat to this land? (2) A friend bought land for agriculture. He didn’t have any intention to sell it later. But, later decided to sell. Is there a Zakat to […]

Should I Pay Zakat on a Land?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum After my marriage, my parents gifted me some land. We will be selling the land in the future. Should I be paying Zakat on this land? When should I pay Zakat? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, 1. There is no zakat due on personal possessions, whether houses, […]

How Can Muslims Become More Effective Community Members?

How can Muslims be effective community members? Is it possible to step outside the framework and associated pitfalls of identity politics? How can Muslims be more grounded in communities where they live? These are some of the questions Dr. Ingrid Mattson asks and then answers by providing an alternative framework with five key areas that Muslims can focus […]