Fatwa: # 42895
Category: Business Matters
Country:
Date: 3rd August 2019

Title

Using Masjid funds for bonuses

Question

assalaamu walikum,

I am a member of the finance committee of a musjid in the greater Durban area and would appreciate your advise on the following

 

Can we pay bonus from the Musjid Funds to the staff (Imam / Muazzien & security) and the Madressah Staff (Mualimahs) taking into account that our Madressah fees covers approximatley 80% of the income for monthly salaries and this expense was not calculated for when structuring the fees.

Your esteem advise will be greatly appreciated

shukran

Answer

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

As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.

In order for us to advise you, kindly inform us what is the source of the Masjid funds. How is it acquired? Do the donors give donations in general to the Masjid and all its affairs? You may respond to admin@daruliftaa.net Ref Mahmood Suliman.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mahmood Suliman

Student - Darul Iftaa

Gaborone, Botswana

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

29-11-1440| 01-08-2019

 

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