Fatwa: # 16081
Category: Business Matters
Country: India
Date: 22nd January 2008


Can you please let me know all the ways in which I can save income tax as per Islamic shariah.


I am currently working ina company. I have been spending time for Dawah alhamdulillah. I just wanted to know is there any way to save income tax. I am paying money for income tax. Can you please let me know all the ways in which I can save income tax as per Islamic shariah. Please remember me in your duas.To do Dawat-e-illalah till I die.


In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatoh

There are no ways devised in Shariah to assist you in saving the payment of your income taxes. The Tax laws have been prescribed by the Government of your country which you must abide by. You may obtain advice from your accountant or a tax consultant on issues of managing your finance and other tax related matters.

And Allah knows best



Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
Darul Iftaa

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