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Is it permissible to use the interest earned from a govt.bank to pay the income tax levied by this kuffar govt?

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is it permissible to use the interest earned from a govt.bank to pay the income tax levied by this kuffar govt?

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In principle, interest received from one avenue may be offset with the interest from the same venue. Therefore, interest received from a government bank may be used to pay government levied taxes, for example, income tax.

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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