Zakat Expert

Q: I have relatives in UK who are in debt. But at the same time they are also splashing out on holidays etc, instead of paying off their debt. Should I still give them my Zakat?

A: In theory, a person in debt can receive Zakāt if the debt was brought about in providing for the family. If you feel that someone is spending frivolously then you have the ultimate discretion of choosing where your Zakat goes and ensure you give it responsibly.

And Allah knows best 

Approved by Mufti Amjad 12th August 2023

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