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Zakaat on items that one intends selling which were obtained for free

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I obtained items for free with the intention of resale. Despite the fact that I get them for free, must Zakaat still be paid on their current market value?

Bismillaah

A: Zakaat is not waajib on such items. Zakaat is waajib on items which are purchased with the intention of resale.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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