Zakat on pensions

Question Salam, There are 2 parts to my question. 1. With my current employer I have a defined contribution pension plan where the employer contributes 10% of my salary into a pension pot managed by standard life which invests the money and I can only access that...

Deductions Allowable from Zakat

Question Assalamualaikum, I have some questions regarding my Zakat I hope you can answer, specifically I would like to know what deductions are permissible from the amount owed due to the liabilities I have. I have listed the potential deductions I believe I can make,...

Giving sadaqah daily

Question Is giving sadqah each morning a misconception associated with certain cultures, in that it will help you in some way during that day? Is there any authentic Hadith supporting this? Following this, if I make intention to give sadqah each day however this takes...

Proxy of zakat giver and recipient.

Question As Salamu alaykum Can a Islamic institution be a proxy on behalf of a Zakat giver and Zakat recipient, by which the proxy can pay off the debt of the recipient upon the permission of the recipient directly to the creditor without the recipient having...

Zakat Anniversary

Question Assalamu alaykum I asked a hanafi scholar if, on my zakat anniversary this year, my wealth is less than the nisab but not zero, what must I do? They said that zakat would not be compulsory on me but that my zakat annual date would not reset, it would remain...

Giving Gold to Children

Question I got gold from my husband and my parents. I kept tht gold for 10 years n paid zakat. I m not wel off person. I wanted to do charity rather thn paying zakat as sadqa ll save in akhairyat. So i dedicated my gold in children. N i don’t use that gold nor...