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I want to know the ruling on Zakah for women.

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I want to know the ruling on Zakah for women. and also about Zakah, how much should i pay frmmy earnings. what are the Parameters that i need to consider for paying zakah.

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Zakah calculations

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Every believer, regardless of whether man, woman, or child, who has excess wealth of their own, is liable to pay a 2.5% zakat of their nett excess wealth in Shariah.


Zakat is not determined from one’s earnings, but rather on one’s net excess wealth which is left over after paying all their expenses, and it has been in their possession for a period of one calendar year. There is no zakah liable on the house one lives in, or the furniture and fixture one uses in their house, or the car one drives, etc. But if one has property which one has bought as an investment, or spare vehicles other than the one, one drives, or jewelry, or any other excess asset…then zakah would be liable on these excess wealth and property.


Any asset, or wealth, or cash, or savings, which are left over after all of one’s expenses are paid, and that excess savings and wealth has been in their possession for one full calendar year is liable for payment of annual ‘zakat’ at 2.5% of its value.


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