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Can one give his zakah to his maid?

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We give zakah to our maid every year. Recently, I came to know that she also gives zakah even though she does not possess wealth above the nisab. I think she doesn’t calculate the zakah amount but just gives randomly. Is it permissible to give her zakah? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 899/733/D=11/1437) It is… read more »

Ruling about paying zakah

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I am doing a job and my monthly salary is 10000/-. I have a saving bank account and in my account I have saved about 35000. I do not have any gold and silver I have only cash in bank. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 1049/1071/N=10/1437) Thirty five thousand rupees which you have in your… read more »