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Receiving Commissions From Adverts Being Posted on Forums

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Answered by: Mufti Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia

Question

I blog and post pictures, sometimes brands give me affiliate codes that my readers/audiences can use to get a discount at checkout online through this I earn a commission. Is it halaal? If I write a post or take pictures showcasing/using makeup products to promote them, but the actual money comes from when people purchase the product (not getting paid to take pictures/videos)? I know picture themselves are debatable, but I’m talking about my earnings are they halaal?

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Answer

In regards to your query; this issue has been discussed on our website at the following link:

http://daruliftabirmingham.co.uk/charging-commission/

All the information has been discussed, in a nutshell, the earning is halal and permissible.

Only Allah knows best.

Written by Mufti Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

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