Category: Charity, Obligatory (Zakaat)
Fatwa#: 38783
Asked Country: Sweden

Answered Date: Jul 17,2017

Title: Will i have to give zakat on the Hajj money as well?

Question

I will be going for hajj this year inshallah, i have booked my package for £5000 but the group leader only wants the deposit now and will take the rest in due time.

my zakat is also due in ramadhan, so will i have to give zakat on the hajj money aswell?

Answer

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

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

You will not have to give zakat on the hajj money as that amount is a debt.[i]

 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ridhwan Ur Rahman

Student Darul Iftaa
Cardiff, Wales, UK

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai



[i]

(ومنها الفراغ عن الدين) قال أصحابنا - رحمهم الله تعالى -: كل دين له مطالب من جهة العباد يمنع وجوب الزكاة سواء كان الدين للعباد كالقرض وثمن البيع وضمان المتلفات وأرش الجراحة، وسواء كان الدين من النقود أو المكيل أو الموزون أو الثياب أو الحيوان وجب بخلع أو صلح عن دم عمد

الفتاوي الهندية - دار الفكر -1/234

 

حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح (ص: 713)

كتاب الزكاة

هي تمليك مال مخصوص لشخص مخصوص فرضت على حر مسلم مكلف مالكلنصاب من نقد ولو تبرا أو حلييا أو آنية أو ما يساوي قيمته من عروض تجارة فارغ عن الدين

"فارغ عن الذين" أي الذي له مطالب من جهة العباد سواء كان لله كزكاة وخراج أو للعبد ولو كفالة أو مؤجلا ولو صداق زوجته المؤجل بخلاف دين نذر وكفالة لعدم المطالب وعروض الدين كالهلاك عند محمد ورجحه في البحر

 

فتاوى دار العلوم زكريا 3/119

احسن الفتاوى 4/274

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