Tag: Zakaah

Difference between zakaah and taxes

Difference between zakaah and taxes

Zakaah is one of the pillars of Islam. In Islam, it comes after the twin testimony of faith (ash-shahaadatayn) and prayer in importance. The fact that it is obligatory is proven by the Qur’an and Sunnah, and by the consensus of Muslim scholars. As for […]

The difference between zakaah and sadaqah

The difference between zakaah and sadaqah

Praise be to Allaah. Zakaah in Arabic means growth, blessing and purification. – See Lisaan al-‘Arab, 14/358;, 2/399 Sadaqah comes from the word sidq (sincerity), i.e. it is a sign of sincerity of faith on the part of the person who gives it. – See […]