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Zakat on land plots

I have query on zakat for land plots. I live in overseas. I don’t own any home either in home country or nor in overseas. I have total 9 plots in my home country as per below. Currently, I do not have any intention to sell these plots, unless until in future if I need...

School

Salaam Alaykum In USA. If one can not afford Islamic school for their children is it permissible for them to attend public school? There is a hadith I’m not sure what the exact words are but it says something like “ do not leave your children in the hands of the...

Avoid tax using off shore payment

Salaam alaikum. I live in europe. Each year I have a to pay tax on my income. Here tax is quite high but Alhamdulillah I am always paying. I work full time here however lately I am struggling financially. So this year I made an arrangement with my employer which is as...

Rights of others.

Asalamualaikum I began a home education course last year around April when I was 17. In turn the government paid us benefits. However I slacked from April last year and only began taking the course seriously this year in early Jan. I had already made the intention to...

Learning how to love Allah

Asselamu Alaykum Some of the Surahs that we read during salah are made up of: “We are Allahs slaves”, ” Please have mercy on us” , “Save us from hellfire” etc. These make me disbelieve the Love of Allah, his kindness, his Care on us etc. When we say “Oh Allah please...

Stolen money

Asalamualaikum, I have two incidents in my past in which I had ursurped money wrongly. 1. When I was around 13 yrs old, my cousin and I used her mothers and fathers card (can’t remember if i used both) and made purchases on it. She eventually got caught, owned up and...

Studying psychology

Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته My mother keeps saying that you can’t study psychology and counselling because apparently you can lose your iman! I want a mufti’s opinion on this because a few alimahs have told me it’s not the case. Please advise Answer In...

Is Online CFD trading permissible?

Question: Is Online CFD trading permissible? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not permissible to trade Contracts For Differences online. What is a CFD? Contracts For Difference...