Selling Low Alcohol Drinks

Q: I bought a restaurant that sells alcohol and intend to stop selling alcohol but have found a company selling non alcoholic beer, wine, etc with .02%-.05% volume, considering spirit vodka is 40% vol.  Is it halal for me to sell this to customers as they are accustomed to drinking alcohol so offer them alternative […]

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Selling Food to non-Muslims

Q: My mom runs a baking business from home, where she makes biscuits, etc.  She has received a request from a number of Hindu ladies asking her if she can prepare some stuff for Diwali. Is this permissible? A: It is permissible to sell food to non-Muslims, be they Hindu, Christians, Jews, etc. and regardless […]

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Separate Till for Alcohol

Q: I am buying a shop for business. The  problem is that shop also sells alcohol and I don't want to sell alcohol but I am not able to remove it completely in one day. It takes time to remove the alcohol from my shop. Can I have separate tills for the shop: one for […]

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Paying Creditors

Q: I owe creditors few thousand rands for products provided to me when I once had a business. I had to close the business. At that point in time I could not pay these creditors. A few years have passed by and I am now in a position to pay them but cannot trace them. […]

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Dealing in Real Estate

Q: Is it halal and right in Islam to deal in real estate sale purchase work in North America? A. Real estate is trading in property and this is a lawful and Halaal form of trade, regardless which country one works in provided one goes about the business with honesty. If there are certain special […]

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Dealing in Real Estate

Q: Is it halal and right in Islam to deal in real estate sale purchase work in North America? A. Real estate is trading in property and this is a lawful and Halaal form of trade, regardless which country one works in provided one goes about the business with honesty. If there are certain special […]

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Buying a Diamond Mine

Q: What is the ruling of buying a diamond mine in Islam? I'm looking to go into partnership in buying a mine. What ruling is there that I need to be aware of? A. According to our Shari'ah it is totally permissible to purchase a diamond mine or any other mine. Here are some basic […]

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Buying a Diamond Mine

Q: What is the ruling of buying a diamond mine in Islam? I'm looking to go into partnership in buying a mine. What ruling is there that I need to be aware of? A. According to our Shari'ah it is totally permissible to purchase a diamond mine or any other mine. Here are some basic […]

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Trade Discount as Charity

Q: Is it permissible to give a trade discount and make intention for sadqa (charity)? A: When one gives a trade discount it is not like giving cash or its equivalent to the customer; hence this cannot be intended as Sadaqah. After giving a discount the end result is, according to the rules of Fiqh, […]

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Trade Discount as Charity

Q: Is it permissible to give a trade discount and make intention for sadqa (charity)? A: When one gives a trade discount it is not like giving cash or its equivalent to the customer; hence this cannot be intended as Sadaqah. After giving a discount the end result is, according to the rules of Fiqh, […]

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