Please inform me that I am a poor man and my wife is rich who has to pay zakah. On this situation can I take zakah money from my wife and can I use it. Please give me the reply as soon as possible.

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.org

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 670/398/L=1434)

A wife cannot give her zakah to her husband. If she does so the zakah shall not be paid. If the wife is rich then she should help her husband with nafl sadaqah.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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