Could I spend zakah money

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.com
I am not sahib e nisab. I am receiving zakah money every month. Could I spend that money to my family expenses? My wife is sahib-e-nisab and I have 2 children Please explain whatever.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 495/440/M=05/1440)


It is lawful for you to take zakah money if you are eligible to receive zakah. After taking zakah you are free whether you spend it on yourself or on your family, there is no harm in it.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.