Minors Wealth

Book:

The Book of Zakat - كتاب الزكاة

Chapter:

Persons on whom Zakat is Obligatory

Topic/Issue:2501 - Minors Wealth
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik,Imam Shafi,Imam AhmadZakat is obligatory on their wealth.Zakat is an obligatory right of the poor and the needy over the wealth of the rich. Hence they did not take into account bulugh of the person, among other things.
Imam Abu HanifaThere is zakat on the yield from the land, but there is no zakat on what is besides this like cattle, liquid assets, goods (chattel)
Others:
Nakhai,al- Hasan, and Said ibn JubayrThere is no Zakat at allZakat is worship and such bulugh of the person is a condition (for the obligation),
Tags :Worship, Zakah, Minor, Wealth
References:1[pg:283]
Last Updated:2011-02-09

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