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Bank incentives

Fatwaa ID: 470

Question:
Assalamulaikum mufti saab
Hope u well
I have service wit a bank dat gives me every month sum amount off money as a token of thanks fr being with dem
But they label it as interst given.
Is permissible
Nd if not
How shuld gt ride off it with out benefiting nor puting me in gunnah.
As taker nd giver is in gunnah
I have also aprouchd my bank to stop but they cnt as its given by default to all
In service wit dem.

Please advice me
جزاکاللہ خیراں

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

You may accept and take that money. That is an incentive to get customers. It will be regarded to be a gift.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

07/04/1444 AH – 01/26/2023 CE | AMG3-3245

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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