IslamQA.org Logo

Zakaat nisaab

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: My question is how is the zakaat ‘nisaab’ worked out. In other words how is the minimum zakaat nisaab worked out?

bismillah.jpg

A: The Hadith explains that the one who possesses 200 dirhams of silver should pay 5 dirhams in zakaat (i.e. 2.5% of 200 dirhams). Hence the one who possesses zakaatable wealth to the equivalent of 200 dirhams of silver should discharge 2.5% of his wealth.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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.

Find more answers indexed from: Muftionline.co.za
Read more answers with similar topics:
Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

Subscribe to IslamQA Weekly Newsletter

You will receive 5 Q&A in your inbox every week



We have sent a confirmation to you. Please check the and confirm your subscription. Thank you!