Who Should Pay Zakah

Wealth is subject to Zakah irrespective of its owner??s sex, age, maturity, or sanity.

A debtor acquiring a loan and benefiting from it, is responsible for Zakah due on it.

Zakah is due on all economic goods, except for those goods acquired for personal use.

Zakatable wealth is the wealth that exceeds the exemption limit (Nisab) of the payer, calculated according to the number of his/her dependents and the cost of living during the previous year.

Zakah of a certain category of wealth is to be paid once in any one lunar year.