Husband taking care of the expenses of the house

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My husband gives me R1000 a month just for groceries and at the end of the month I give him R1000 to pay for our water account, is that right? He doesn’t give me any other money.


A: It is the husband’s duty to take care of the expenses of the house, water, lights, etc.

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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