Fatwa: # 17883
Category: Ramadan
Country: South Africa
Date: 30th April 2009

Title

Q : When we bought a set of gold it includes the cost of making of the set and wastage, my question is that do we have to pay zakat for wastage as well?

Question

Q : When we bought a set of gold it includes the cost of making of the set and wastage, my question is that do we have to pay zakat for wastage as well?

Answer

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

 

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

 

We acknowledge receipt of your e-mail correspondence wherein you queried if Zakaat must be taken on the wastage of gold, our answer follows hereunder:-

 

Zakaat won’t be taken for the wastage of gold that takes place during the process of making the jewelry.

 

And Allah Ta'ala Knows Best

Wassalamu Alaykum

Ml. Mohammad Ashhad bin Said

Correspondence Iftaa Student, Mauritius

 

Checked and Approved by:

 

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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