|Until Nov 2013|
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|Clauses of Zakat|
Zakat is the Islamic concept of tithing and alms. It is an obligation on Muslims to pay 2.5% of their wealth to specified categories in society when their annual wealth exceeds a minimum level (nisab). Zakat is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
" Take Sadaqah (alms) from their wealth in order to purify them and sanctify them with it, and invoke Allâh for them. Verily! Your invocations are a source of security for them, and Allah is All-Hearer, All-Knower. "
(Surah At-Taubah: Verse 103)
" And inside the estate have a rites for them for asking and the people who did not have income for their life ."
(Surah dzariyaat: Verse 19)
ZAKAT OBLIGAT TERM
Zakat is an obligation and compulsory for Muslims.
Slaves are not compulsory to pay zakat except for paying tithe ( Zakat Fitrah ). Anyway although there is no problem of slaves nowadays but the requirement of independence is permanent as one of the condition and obligation of zakat.