Category: Zakat
Fatwa#: 22069
Asked Country: South Africa

Answered Date: Jun 05,2017

Title: I would like to know if it is correct to give Zakaat and take a receipt. Then submit the receipt as a donations tax and receive a rebate?

Question

I would like to know if it is correct to give zakaat and take a receipt.

Then submit the receipt as a donations tax and receive a rebate?

Answer

Answer:

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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is permissible for one to give Zakaat and submit the receipt as donations tax and receive a rebate. The Zakaat will be discharged.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Moulana Ismail Desai,
Student Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 

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