Q: If I lent someone cash as a loan and at first have every intention of asking it back. However, after sometime I decide to not and forgive them can this be considered zakaat? Also do I have to inform this is forgiven as zakaat.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)