Category: Business Matters
Fatwa#: 39827
Asked Country: United Arab Emirates

Answered Date: Aug 01,2018

Title: Is earning through commission permissible?

Question

Assalamualaikum,

Shaikh i need to know about doing business with foreverliving company, Joing the business is free, u get 15% discount on its products, all its products are halal certified, once you reach specific target like if you buy and sell or you buy and use for your self then you can appoint unlimited downlines to you, now when they sell the products or buy for theie personel use we get a commsion of 20%..there are differant stages where when u reach the targets your commisions also increases...I want to know if the earning through commsion is halal or haram...Also note that our discount also increase when we reach differant stages which we can use for getting profits by direct selling...

Awaiting your reply on this regard...

 

JazakAllah Khair...

Answer

Answer:

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

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

Kindly clarify the following:

 

1)     Is the sale of the products tied with the condition that the buyer has to enter the marketing network?

2)     Are the products priced higher than the general market rate?

3)     What type of financial relationship exists between yourself and Forever Living Company?

4)     What type of financial relationship exists between yourself and the downlines you appoint?

 

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