Fatwaa ID: 774
Is it permitted to permanently change a Zakat date?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
A person’s zakaah date is the first time he owned zakaatable wealth equivalent to the quantum/nisaab. That date cannot be changed. It will remain unless his zakaatable wealth reaches a flat zero. In that case, the zakaah date will reset to the next time he possesses the quantum.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
08/11/1444 AH – 03/03/2023 CE | AML1-7229
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