Giving Nisaab in Zakaat

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Q: Can one give zakaat to a poor person equal to the amount of nisaab?

A:It is makrooh to give a poor person zakaat equal to the amount of nisaab. However, if the poor person has debts or has a big family and after receiving the zakaat he will not be a sahib nisaab then it will not be makrooh.

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