Q: Can one pay income tax to SARS with the intention of giving sadaqah?
A: This is not recognised in the Shari’ah. Hence, how can it ever be regarded as an avenue of sadaqah.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)