Archives: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth

Their father left behind haraam money

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah. One of the duties which the children owe to their father is to give the money which he earned from selling these shares to something which will be of public benefit, such as building roads, schools and other facilities. But it should not be used to buy food for them or • Read More »

Taking an orphan’s property is stealing

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah. It is not permissible to fulfil the vow from the property of the orphans. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And come not near to the orphan’s property, except to improve it” [al-An’aam 6:152] If we pay this from the orphan’s property, there is no benefit to the orphan, rather taking • Read More »

Ruling on taxes that are paid on goods

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah.   With regard to the maks (duty, tax) that is taken from the Muslims, this is haraam, because Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “O you who believe! Eat not up your property among yourselves unjustly” [al-Nisa’ 4:29] And the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “It • Read More »

Cheating at work to get extra travel expenses

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah.  This action is not permissible according to pure Islamic sharee’ah, because he is acquiring money by means of lying and deception. Acquiring money in that manner is haraam and must be denounced and warned against. May Allaah grant us sufficient provision and keep us safe from that. Majmoo’ Fataawa wa Maqaalaat • Read More »

Ruling on money earned from haraam sources

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Praise be to Allaah.  If he knew at the time of earning haraam money that it was haraam, then it does not become permissible for him when he repents, rather he has to get rid of it by spending it on charitable causes. And Allaah is the Source of strength. Fataawa al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah li’l-Buhooth wa’l-Ifta’, • Read More »

What should be done with interest?

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah.   The money that you are going to take after five years will be composed of the capital – which is the money paid by the company – and the riba-based profits – which are known as interest. Because riba-based money is not permissible for you, you have no right to • Read More »

He told the students to pay money towards classroom renovations and he gives them grades accordingly

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah.   The teacher does not have the right to take anything from the students, even if that this for the purpose of renovating the classroom, because that is not the responsibility of the students; rather it is the responsibility of the school. This money in many ways is similar to the • Read More »

Should he accept his father’s money that was earned from haraam sources?

August 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah.   Undoubtedly working in the tourist industry as it exists at present, especially in your country, involves a lot of things that go against sharee’ah, such as mixing, tabarruj (wanton display of women), alcohol and other haraam things. As this is the case, part of your father’s wealth is haraam. This • Read More »

Is it permissible to sell haraam things like pork to non-Muslims?

August 9, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

Praise be to Allaah.  Firstly: It is not permissible for anyone to issue fatwas concerning the religion of Allaah without knowledge. It is essential to understand the seriousness of doing that, because Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Say (O Muhammad): (But) the things that my Lord has indeed forbidden are Al‑Fawaahish (great evil sins • Read More »