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Is khums due on minimum required bank balances?

As you know in western bank accounts, there is now a requirement to keep a certain amount of money in...

What are the minimum ages for camels, goats, sheep, cows and others for sacrificing for Eid al-Adha?

What are the minimum ages for camels, goats, sheep, cows and others for sacrificing for Eid al-Adha? Camels must be...

Is khums due on one’s savings account

Is khums due on the money deposited into an employee savings account, such as a 401-K or IRA account? The...

Is it permissible to use excess funds from Zakat al-Fitrah for other projects?

Believers pay Zakat al-Fitrah at Islamic centers in the West by placing it in designated boxes before performing Eid prayers...

Is it permissible to transfer khums to another country?

Is it permissible to transfer khums to another country where the duty-bound person does not reside? It is not permissible...