My friend wants to know if tips are consider halal or harram.
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Assalamoalaykum, thank you for doing such a great work, my question is " my friend wants to know if tips are consider halal or harram and what about income from taxi business, thank you for your help, may allah reward you for such a great work, abid ali saiyed
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Tips and taxi business
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Your Question: ….if tips are consider halal or harram
Tips are no more than a reward a customer gives in appreciation of the service rendered beyond his expectations; and there is nothing in the Shariah Law which discourages or prohibits the giving or receiving of tips. The giving or receiving of tips does not violate any laws of Shariah in the least.
Your Question: ….and what about income from taxi business,
Income from the ‘taxi’ or a transportation business is absolutely within the limits of Shariah, and thus lawful for the believers.
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