Q: If someone has to pay you money after a certain period of time and he doesn’t pay, is it allowed to charge him with administration fees or any other fees?
A: This is not permissible. It is pure riba (interest) and interest is haraam.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)