Sunday, 7 August 2011

Who Is Not Eligible For Zakah?

Al Salamu 'Alaykum.

Q: Which people are not eligible for zakaat?
A: The following people are not eligible for zakaat:
  1. A non-Muslim
  2. A Sayyid (descendent of Nabi Alaihis salaam’s family i.e. the Banu Haashim) even if he is poor. (The Banu Haashim include the descendents of either ‘Abbaas, `Ali, Ja`far, `Aqeel or Haarith Bin `Abdil Muttalib (Radiyallahu Anhum)
  3. The donors ascendants e.g. his parents, grandparents, etc. and descendents e.g. children, grandchildren, etc.
  4. The donors spouse (husband or wife)
  5. A minor whose father is wealthy
  6. A wealthy person (A person who possesses that amount of wealth which equals the nisaab after deducting all his liabilities and debts)
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Wa'laykum Salam.

1 comment:

  1. Assalam Alaikum
    Please find Authentic Information with proof that
    To whom Zakaah Eligible/Given and Who are not Eligible
    Jazakallahu Khairan
    Asslam Alaikum.