Eligibility for Zakaah

1 Can zakaah be given to one who will build a house with it?. 111884
2 He gave his zakaah to a poor man who turned out to be well off. 99755
3 Should he give his zakaah to his son because his salary is low?. 85088
4 It is not permissible to deduct the costs of transferring zakaah from the zakaah. 70075
5 Can zakaah be given to workers and servants who work for him?. 67926
6 Is it permissible to distribute zakaah on a monthly basis? Can it be converted into food?. 52852
7 Can he give his zakaah to his brother on whom his father spends?. 50739
8 His brother was rich then he became poor. Can he give him zakaah even though he still has the foundations of his house?. 50640
9 Ruling on zakaah on a debt – should it be paid from other wealth?. 50014
10 He took zakaah to distribute it to the poor – can he take can any of it?. 49899
11 Is giving zakaah to those whose hearts are to be opened to Islam a kind of bribe?. 48981
12 Is it permissible to give zakaah to a family fund to help the poor?. 46857
13 Can he give voluntary charity to people who follow bid’ah?. 44738
14 It is permissible for a wife to give the zakaah of her wealth to her husband. 43207
15 Is it permissible to buy goods for the poor with zakaah funds instead if giving it to them in cash?. 42542
16 It is not permissible to give zakaah to kaafirs except if it is to attract the hearts of those who have been inclined towards Islam. 39655
17 Putting money in the bank, and can hospitals be built with zakaah funds?. 39211
18 The one who is delegated to distribute zakaah is not one of those who are employed to collect it. 36512
19 Giving zakaah to a seeker of knowledge. 34631
20 Who are the debtors to whom zakaah may be given?. 32468