# Mirza Yawar Baig – Ramadan 2024 Reminders #21

AI: Summary © The speaker explains that the savings available from the program are not only for individuals, but also for groups. The savings are available in all 3 currencies, including gold, silver, and cash. The responsibility of the speaker is to ensure that the program is disbursed within the same time frame, and to ensure that individuals are given the necessary information to benefit from the program.
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Necessary

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necessarily paid only in all that, but we

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do it because the reward of good deeds

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is multiplied. So it makes sense to do

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it in all that.

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I'm not going into

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how much to pay and so on and

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so forth. All of those are available.

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Find check with the,

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sources for that.

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Broadly speaking, for most of us, gold, silver,

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and cash. These are the 3 zakatiable things

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that most of us have, and zakat is

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2.5%

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of the savings.

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There's no zakat is not income tax. It

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is wealth tax. So your savings,

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the easiest and best way is fix a

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day in Ramadan, and whatever you have on

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that day, pay 2 0.5% of that in

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Zakat.

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Take it out and give it,

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to people who are deserving of it.

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People who are the the the sum of

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Zakat, the,

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amount of Zakat,

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amount on which Zakat is liable, and the

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amount below which a person,

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is eligible to receive Zakat is,

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in America today, it's something about \$5,000.

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So based on this, you can give zakat

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or you can,

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You don't need to do a sort of

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financial analysis

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of person.

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Whatever you know about them, if they're poor

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people, this Zakat can be given. Please understand

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that your closest relatives are the most eligible

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among them if there are any poor people.

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And then further and further, as the case

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might be,

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it is permissible to give zakat to,

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organizations,

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permissible to give zakat to people,

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who are living in other countries and so

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on and so forth. But it is your

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responsibility to make sure that that organization is

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actually disbursing that zakat to those people. And

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that the zakat is not the sitting accumulated

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in that organization's account.

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The responsibility

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of zakat. Like, salah. Salah is a fun

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line. I have to pay my own salah.

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Similarly, I have to give my own zakat.

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It is can't just dump it on somebody

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and say, you give it to a hidden

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gift. What can I do? No. It is

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my responsibility

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to make sure

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that it is disbursed

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within that same time frame. And if you

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have a doubt, don't give it to anybody.

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Go and give it yourself.

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Then the best way is to give your

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own zakat by your own hand to the

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recipient of the Zakat because it

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connects the the the poor and the rich

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Muslim

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and opens the heart, and you might even

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end up doing more for the sake of

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Allah

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This is a very good thing if it

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happens. So make sure you do that, but

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it is possible to give to organizations which

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are,

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which will then disperse this zakat on your

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behalf to people who are eligible for that

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zakat.

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So make sure the card is being given

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to individuals,

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transfer of ownership is happening, and that it

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is being given within that same year. It

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should not be delayed beyond that.

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