Category Archives: Stewardship & Charity

20 Questions on Zakat: A quick and easy guide to understanding Zakat

Featured in Sharia Portfolio’s Newsletter, these are 20 Questions on Zakat which I wrote as a quick and easy guide to understanding Zakat. Be sure to get a copy of my book “Simple Zakat Guide” which has all this information and more, plus calculation formulas and worksheets. Easily find all my articles, videos, and courses […]

Do I pay Zakat on savings only or on my checking account too?

Question: Do I pay Zakat on my Savings only or on my checking account too? Answer: Zakat is due on ANY surplus wealth. It must be more than the Nisab and is in your possession after one year passes. This includes: Savings accounts, checking accounts, actively invested shares or Mutual Funds. It also includes cash […]