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Using unauthorised ebooks and copied books

I am a medical student doing my MD postgraduation. Almost all books related to my field are somewhere less or more than 250-350 USD. Some of the books that I require is for reference and some for regular use. If I invest in all the books (20-25 books) I...

Salary from a company with a 25% income of interest?

Is working as a Payroll officer , managining salaries of staff in a government org (under ministry of commerce n finance) Which makes it 20 to 25% profit frm interest and rest 75% profit from non.interest trade. So what will be the ruling on job of payroll...

Doing Part Time Job by Violating the Contract

I joined a government department 6 years ago by agreeing to their contract. This contract says that I am employed full-time and there are no fixed office hours, I am bound to go wherever and whenever I am sent for duty irrespective of the risks and my family...

Can I make counterfeit money?

Mufti Saab, I have a question about how the federal reserve works and counterfeit money. The whole banking system is corrupt and the federal reserve is not even a government entity. So if people were to copy and make counterfeit money is it still haram. They just...

Home financing product of MCCA

I was planning to buy house In Australia without interest, There is one Islamic bank MCCA that proivdes Loan based on Shariah Loans, The process how it works the link is below "http://www.mcca.com.au/how-it-works"  Also there are approvals from Scholars...

Ribā in Darul Harb

I am a business man, I wanted to ask that is it permissible for us to take loan from government banks, financiers, for the purpose of doing business, or constructing a house, and we have to pay interest. We heard from some Ulema that have permitted the businessman to...

Is it required to pay zakat on provident fund amount?

Is it required to pay zakat on provident fund amount? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh Provident funds are of two types: voluntary and compulsory. If the provident...