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

Zakaah in Arabic means growth, blessing and purification. 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. With regard to the shar’i definition: Zakaah means worshipping Allaah by giving […]