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Working in the finance department of a bank

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Q: I am working in a bank in the cards finance department. Is it permissible for Muslims to work in a bank in finance dept? Am I earning haram income?


A: Generally the income of the bank revolves around haraam. That is their main business. Hence, we do not encourage anybody to work for a bank in any department.

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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