Is Qurbaani and zakaat waajib upon a person who has a hajj savings account?

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Q: If I have a savings account towards hajj and its more than 1 year:

1. Is qurbani wajib on me although I may not have any other money besides the savings for hajj?

2. Do I pay zakaat on that money?



1. Yes.

2. Yes.

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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