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Is it permissible to pay Zakat in advance?

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 I would like to know if i could give zakat in advance.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.

Yes, it is permissible to discharge zakat in advance on condition that one’s wealth reaches the threshold of zakat and on condition that one fulfils all the conditions of zakat.

For more information on zakat consider the links below:



And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Zakir Husain

Student DarulIftaa
Michigan, U.S.A 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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