The Importance and Rewards of Zakat and Sadaqah

In Islam, giving Zakat and Sadaqah (chairty) has enormous rewards. The Quran verses and the Prophet’s (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) ahadith attest to the fact that giving charity not only is an act of kindness toward the recipients but it has enormous benefits for those who give it including warding off life’s challenges and problems and […]

The difference between zakaah and taxes

What is the difference between zakaah and income tax? Is it obligatory to pay these taxes? What if the state does not spend them in the public interest? Praise be to Allah Zakaah is one of the pillars of Islam. In Islam, it comes after the twin testimony of faith (ash-shahaadatayn) and prayer in importance. […]