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.

Working as a chartered accountant

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is it permissible to do CA jobs in Islam? CA means chartered accountant who gives reports on the financial statement (profit and loss and balance sheet) by signing it and states in his report whether it gives true and fair views of state of affairs of the company which also includes financial figures related to… read more »

Is it permissible to play ‘Fantasy Football’?

Answered by Askimam.org

Assalam Alaikum I would like to ask is fantasy football (https://fantasy.premierleague.com), a game played by around 6 million people across the world where participants serve as the general managers of virtual professional english premier league football teams. The selection of players is dependent on us as managers taking into account the actual real life players performance…. read more »

Consuming the food of Shi’ah

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Assalamu alaikum, Respected Mufti Sahab, I want to ask that I work in an office as an accountant and there is a girl in the office who is a Shia. Sometimes she brings someting from her house and gives to all staff to eat and she also eats herself. And in some occassion when she… read more »

Shari’ah Compliancy of a job profile

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Assalamu alaikum Mufti,  Please advise if the following summary is correct according to Islam. I have made a summary for an employee’s income in general to be halaal.   In principle, only the following factors must be present for an employee’s income to be halaal when he or she works for… read more »

Job in an insurance company

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I have been offered a job in an insurance company as the Chief Financial Officer (Accountant) which will entail  – ensuring all transactions are recorded properly  – preparing financial statements/reports/analysis both on a future projection and a past basis I will not be participating in dealing with direct insurance transactions. The… read more »