All about Zakah for the Muslims in the
United States

By Dr. Main Al-Qudahi

Chairman of Al-Huda University


Saturday May 9th, 9:00 am to 1:00 PM

(Breakfast will be provided)

 (وويل للمشركين، الذين لا يؤتون الزكاة )

“Woe for the polytheists, those who do not pay Zakah.”


( وأقيموا الصلاة واتوا الزكاة وأقرضوا الله قرضاً حسناً )

“And establish prayers, and pay Zakah, and advance to Allah a goodly loan”

This lecture is a consideration for: 

  1. Practicing Muslims who want to apply the third pillar of Islam.
  2. Merchants trade in goods and merchandise. .
  3. People who have pension and retirement accounts.
  4. Imams receiving many questions about Zakah.
  5. Professionals receive professional fees.
  6. Employees receiving monthly salaries.
  7. Charitable organizations dealing with Zakah issues.
  8.  And many more. 

The important teachings in this lecture:

  1. Substituting Zakah by Taxes
  2. Zakatable Wealth
  3. Non-Zakatable Wealth 
  4. Conditions for paying Zakah.
  5. Threshold (Nisab) vs. Poverty Line
  6. Zakah of Salaries & Professional Fees
  7. Zakah of Jewelry and Ornaments
  8. Zakah of Retirement Funds: 401 (K), annuity, IRA,…
  9. Zakah of Stocks, Shares and Bonds
  10. Deductibility of Mortgage & Car Loan’s payments. 

Seminar Materials:
In this seminar you will receive a handout summery of the lessons.

Time Frame:
This lecture will last up to 4 hours:

  1.  3 sessions, each of them lasts for 1 hour.
  2.  10 minutes for questions in each hour.
  3.  20 minutes break after each hour.




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