Selling items which are not declared

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Q: I buy burqas from south africa to sell it back in my country. Not in a shop but personally. Now the law at the airport in my country is that if we bring any types of items for sale we should declare it and pay a tax on it (if they allow us to take it back from them). If i do not declare as such and sell them will the income that i will receive halaal?


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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