Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings (Fiqh)
Fatwa#: 37599
Asked Country: Costa Rica

Answered Date: Jan 16,2017

Title: Getting commission from finance company by getting them clients

Question

Salaam-O-Leukum

 

I hope all is well.

 

I have been advised I can email your company for advise.

 

I have recently started looking into a new business venture along side the existing business where we sell cars to the general public.

 

Most of our clients buy the cars with their own money and then they walk away with the car.

 

Some of our customers purchase the cars from us, part cash and part finance that they have arranged themselves. Here we are NOT involved in the arranging of the finance in anyway whatsoever. This is their choice.

 

I have recently seen an opportunity where I can offer finance to my clients i.e. those who dont have the full amount of money.

 

My role here will be to register as a Independent Financial Adviser with Credit Brokering ability.

 

This will then allow me to reach out to finance houses and help these people who are looking for finance.

 

I do not give them my money and i do not charge them any money and or interest to do this.

 

However, I do work with the various finance houses and get my clients the finance they need and then the finance company pays me a commission for this business i give them.

 

Can you advise if this business opportunity is HALAL for me please?

 

Thanks

 

Salaam

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Your job as a broker will be impermissible if it involves interest based conventional finance houses, even though you may yourself not charge interest. [1] 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Safwaan Ibn Ml Ahmed Ibn Ibrahim

Student Darul Iftaa
Limbe, Malawi 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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[1] Fatawa Uthmani; Vol. 3, Pg. 402 – Maktaba Ma’ariful Qur’aan – Karachi

جہاں جواز ہے وہاں دلالی بھی جائز، جہاں ناجائز ہے وہاں دلالی بھی ناجائز۔

العناية شرح الهداية - دار الفكر (7/ 501)

قال (كل عقد جاز أن يعقده الإنسان بنفسه إلخ) هذه ضابطة يتبين بها ما يجوز التوكيل به وما لا يجوز،

 

دارالافتاء، دارالعلوم دیوبند – مکتبہ جبریل 

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 (۳) دلالی: بائع اور مشتری کے درمیان ثالثی کے طور پر کام کرنے کا نام ہے، اگر دلالی جائز کام کی کی جائے تو اجرت بھی جائز ہوگی اور ناجائز کام کی دلالی جیسے حرام کاروبار میں ملوث کمپنیوں کی دلالی اسی طرح سودی بینک کی دلالی جس میں سود کا معاملہ ہو ناجائز ہوگی، اور اجرت بھی حلال نہ ہوگی بلکہ یہ خبیث طریقہ پر مال حاصل کرنا شمار ہوگا۔

 

ولا تعاونوا على الإثم والعدوان [المائدة: 2]

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