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abdool101

NIGERIA
Topic initiated on Monday, February 09, 2009  -  4:42 PM Reply with quote
Why zakat when we are paying tax in our country


please, i need some clerification here.

is it compulsory to pay zakat again? since we are paying tax to the government.

Must we pay zakat or the tax is equivalent.
atifrafi

PAKISTAN
Posted - Sunday, February 15, 2009  -  12:01 AM Reply with quote
Dear abdool,

In short, you can deduct your Tax amount from the Zakah.

For details, please check the following:

http://www.monthly-renaissance.com/issue/content.aspx?id=196

http://www.monthly-renaissance.com/issue/content.aspx?id=753

I hope this will be helpful.
ibrahim

PAKISTAN
Posted - Sunday, February 15, 2009  -  3:52 PM Reply with quote
Thanks Atif

yes abdool, Atif is right. calculate your paid taxes & pay only remaining amount in Zakat account if needed.

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