The method of calculating zakat in companies


  • 1 Calculation of corporate Zakat
  • 2 Zakat on company shares
  • 3 Zakat on bonds
  • 4 References

Corporate Zakat Account

If the company is commercial and has goods that are traded for the payment of zakat, the goods in the company are evaluated, i.e. evaluating the materials purchased with the aim of selling at the end of the year, and this value is added to the cash money in the company and its bank balances, and the company's debts to the people that please collect And 2.5% of this value comes out of this value, but if the company does not have goods to trade in, but it carries out projects that generate money such as housing construction projects for rent not selling, or land reclamation and maintenance work, it calculates the money it owns, and what debts it has, please collect at the end of Strabismus Ask for zakat amounting to a quarter of ten, and for buildings, cars, furniture, and other property of the company that is used there is no zakat on it no matter how much it is worth. [1]

Zakat on company shares

The zakat of shares is obligatory for the owners, but the company's management may pay it on their behalf if its articles of association stipulate that, or if the state’s law requires it to pay the zakat, or an authorization has been obtained from the company’s shareholder to do so, or a decision issued by the general assembly to do so, and the zakat of the shares issued By the company, such as the Zakat that the person himself pays, and accordingly the money of all shareholders is considered to be the money of one person and zakat is imposed on them according to the type of this money, and the public treasury shares, charitable endowment shares, charitable trust shares and non-Muslim shares are excluded from Zakat, and in the event that the company does not To pay zakat, then it is obligatory Shareholder that leads them out. [2]

Zakat on bonds

Zakat is only required on the basis of the bonds , and interest is usurious, it must be disposed of, because the bond is considered a debt, and zakat is due in it, and the one who possesses unlawful money because of a defect in the acquisition of this money is not his own and he has to get rid of it by returning it to his owner or spending it in the faces of goodness the source of charity If he can not return it. [3]

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