Zakaat on compulsory pension / provident fund

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Do we need to pay Zakaat on our compulsory pension/provident fund we have with the company. Should we include this amount (market value @ zakaat date) as part of our assets when calculating our Zakaat.


A: No.

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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