Q: I have invested 200000(2lacs) in gold business last year August 2017. The profit of which is expected to come in December 2018 of amount 1.2lac.
1. Which amount I shall consider for zakat, the invested amount or the profit or both?
2. There is some amount I have invested in the business for which I get monthly profit. So in that case also which amount shall be considered for zakat, investment amount or the monthly profit.
A: Both the gold amount that you own and the cash that you own.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)