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CHAPTER SIX» The One-Fifth Tax (Khums) → ← CHAPTER SEVEN » Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil

CHAPTER EIGHT » Alms Tax (Zakat)

Ruling 1871. Zakat is obligatory (wājib) on ten things:

1.
wheat;
2. barley;
3. dates;
4. raisins;
5. gold;
6. silver;
7. camels;
8. cows;
9. sheep [and goats];
10. business goods, based on obligatory precaution (al-iḥtiyāṭ al-wājib).

If someone owns one of these ten things, then, given the conditions that will be mentioned below, he must pay the specified amount in one of the prescribed ways.
CHAPTER SIX» The One-Fifth Tax (Khums) → ← CHAPTER SEVEN » Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil
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