Claiming the amount paid out in Zakaat in one’s tax returns

Q: I claim in my income tax return the amount which I pay as Zakaat and Income tax Department returns some as refund. Can I keep it for my use?

Bismillaah

A: Yes

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)