I am serving in United Nations and getting paid in dollars. My contract is for one year only. From the salary I also run my household expenditure. I intend to go for hajj next year; in-shaAllah for which I want to save some money. It is pertinent to mention that the amount is more then 7 and half tola gold. My question is that am I suppose to give zakah on this money which I am earning from United Nations? Please clarify in the light of Shariah.

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.org

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1021/795/B=1434)

Yes, as per the rules you will have to pay zakah on the said amount.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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