Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.053.

Section : Zakah on Wealth Extracted from the Sea.Most scholars stipulate that zakah is not payable on anything extracted from the sea, such as pearls, corals, chrysalite, cachalot ambergris, fish, and so on. There is, however, a report from Ahmad that if the amount extracted reaches a nisab, then zakah is due on it. Abu … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.053.

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Section : Acquiring Property Through Profit or Increase.When a person acquires property and it stays in his possession for a year and constitutes a nisab, and he has no other property or he has similar property which has not reached a nisab except when the acquired property has been added to it, then the year … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.053A.

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Section : Zakah ie the Responsibility of the Owner, Not the Holdings Themselves.The Hanafiyyah, the Malikiyyah, and a report from ash-Shaf'i and Ahmad propose that it is the property which owes zakah. The second opinion attributed to ash-Shaf'i and Ahmad is that zakah is the responsibility of the owner, not the property. The difference between … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.054.

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Section : Loss of the Holdings after Zakah is Due.Once zakah becomes payable on the holdings either because of the completion of a year or harvest time, and the holdings or part of them are lost, the owner still has to pay it. Whether the loss occurred owing to negligence or not does not matter.This … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.055.

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Section : The Loss of Zakah After it is Set Aside.When a person sets aside zakah for distribution among the poor and all of it or some of it is lost, he must repay it because it is still his responsibility.Ibn Hazm says: "We received a narration from Ibn Abi Shaibah on the authority of … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.056.

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Section : Delaying of Zakah (Payment) Does Not Void It.Ash-Shaf'i holds that anyone who does not pay zakah for a number of years must pay it all together. Whether or not he is aware of its obligation or he happens to be in a Muslim or non-Muslim land, makes no difference. Based on the opinion … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.057.

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Section : The Payment of the Value Instead of Paying the Item Itself.It is not permissible to pay the value instead of the item itself, except in the case of non-existence, for zakah is an act of worship which can only be fulfilled according to the specified manner, with the rich sharing their wealth with … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.057A.

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Section : Evading the Payment of Zakah.The opinion of Malik, al-Auza'i, Ishaq, Ahmad, and Abu 'Ubaid is that whoever possesses a nisab of any kind of property and then sells it before the completion of the year hawl, or gives it away as a gift, or damages part of it with the intention of avoiding … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.058A.