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Using husband’s money to discharge one’s zakaat

Answered as per Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Do I have to pay zakaat from only that money which is zakaatable or can I pay from my household money that my husband gives me?


A: If your husband allows you to use it then it is permissible for you to take out the zakaat.

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

Answered by:

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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