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Obliging to ‘zakat’ payments

Posted on 04 April 2012

Shariah-compliant companies, either fully owned by Muslims, or jointly owned by Muslims and non-Muslims, or fully owned by non-Muslims, all are liable to pay ‘zakat’. The grounds justifying this include the compatibility concept of the legal entity between the civil and syariah laws and the consideration of public interests.
The importance of zakat as a social policy is underlined by the fact that it has been mentioned 80 times in the Quran paired together with the obligation of prayer………………………………………..Full Article: Source

 
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