Discharging one’s zakaat after one’s zakaat date

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: If my zakaat was due last week and I did not discharge it. When discharging it now, will my net worth be considered as it was last week or what my net worth is today?


A: You will calculate your zakaatable assets on your zakaat date. If your zakaat date was last week, then whatever was your total zakaatable assets on that date, you have to discharge your zakaat accordingly.

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, 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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