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Can we pay the TDS from the interest money?

I am purchasing a property in India,and for the registration i am paying from my halal money. Now the government has imposed TDS on the Seller from whom we are buying, He has to  pay the TDS,but he is not willing to pay. He is asking us to pay,otherwise he...

Is HECS permissible?

In Australia, many of msulim students are studying at University where tuition fees is very high and unafforable for students or theirparents. Option is to get for fees help from government. Detail is in below web site or what will be returned back is, I copied and...

Avoiding exorbitant taxes

I have recently acquired a canadian residency (Permanent resident PR card) but I am not a citizen yet. However I live an earn in Saudi Arabia. Recently I have left my family in Canada to complete 3 years to acquire citizenship and will be financing them by working in...

Using interest money to pay import duties

Q: Can interest money be used to pay the import duty, taxes, anti-dumping (AD), and countervailing duties (CVD) which a government levies on imported goods?Anti-Dumping Duties (AD): "A protectionist tariff that a domestic government imposes on foreign imports that it...

A Sunni ruler from a princely state in India who performed more than four marriages. In order to get away from the Income Tax Department a few years before he died he gave an affidavit to the government that his legally wedded wives were only four. The other Ladies whom he had children with lived with him throughout their lives. The children were his own. The ruler provided them with everything. Not only his children but he also recognised his grandchildren by accepting them many a times and provided them with everything. Will the share of inheritance for children from the fifth marriage or the sixth marriage whom he accepted and acknowledged throughout his life time as his sons and daughters different from the children’s share of his first four marriages or will his inheritance be distributed equally among all the heirs.

Q: A Sunni ruler from a princely state in India who performed more than four marriages. In order to get away from the Income Tax Department a few years before he died he gave an affidavit to the government that his legally wedded wives were only four. The other Ladies...

Zakaat on investments and loans

Q:1. I invested some money in a company. Unfortunately, the company was a fraud. Government possessed all investments and it is still under investigation. Money is not in my possession any longer. Do I have to pay Zakaat on this?2. I've loaned out money to a few...