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Jewellery for personal use

Last updated: 20th October 2006
Question ID: #2846
Short URL: http://qa.muftisays.com/?2846
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Shahid Ali Shah
20th October 2006

 
Do we have to pay Zakat on jewellery that is for personal use, keeping in mind that Zakat is due on something that has been spare for full one year?



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Ulamaa ID 09
Answer last updated on:
28th June 2007
Answered by:
Ulamaa ID 09
Location: Zambia
Bismillaah-ir-Rahmaan-ir-Raheem.

Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh.

According to Imaam Abu Haneefah, Zakaah is fardh (mandatory) on any gold or silver jewellery, irrespective of whether it is for personal use or for trading purposes.

Please see:
http://www.muftisays.com/qa.php?viewpage=viewQA&question=2102

And Allaah knows best.

Wassalaam.