Fatwaa ID: 1773
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته
If a person receives in inheritance a share of a house which is not distributed or sold yet
Do they pay zakat on the value of that share
House valuation 100k
Share value 20k
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
There is no zakaah on houses. They are not zakaatable assets unless purchased as trade goods. In the enquired situation, there is no zakaah on the person now nor later on once distributed.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
03/08/1445 AH – 09/24/2023 CE | AMG3-4155
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