Fatwa: # 16524
Category: Business Matters
Country: Pakistan
Date: 3rd April 2008

Title

Designing software programs

Question

I am repeating my question for which i cant get any reply.

i am working for a software house and we design softwares for Asset Maqnagement and lease Companies.

What is the status of my Salary.. Either Halal Or Haram

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

Your work is confined to designing software programs. There is nothing impermissible in that. If the companies use the programs for any un-Islamic activities, you will not be responsible for that. Your salary for designing the program is halal.

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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