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Can I pay my debts instead of zakaah? Or pay both?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulUloomTT.net

As salaam alaikum .

Can I pay my debts instead of zakaah? Or pay both?

As Salaam Alaikum.

Pay your debts that are due, first. Then, if whatever remains of your savings reach the Nisaab, you will pay Zakaat on that amount.

And Allah Knows Best.

Mufti Waseem Khan.

8/06/2016

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