# Why do we pay Zakat al Fitr?

## Why do we pay Zakat al Fitr?

Every Muslim is required to pay Zakat al-Fitr at the conclusion of the month of Ramadan as a token of thankfulness to God for having enabled him or her to observe the obligatory fast. Its purpose is: To purify those who fast from any indecent act or speech and to help the poor and needy.

### Do you have to pay Fitrana on Eid ul Adha?

Fitrana is due on every member of a household, including any children or elderly people. It is obligatory to pay before Eid salah.

How much should I pay for Zakat Al Fitr?

Zakat al-Fitr is paid by the head of the household for each member of the family, before Eid al-Fitr prayer. Zakat al-Fitr is about the price of one meal—estimated to be \$10.

Can you give Fitrana after Eid?

ISLAMABAD: Sadqa-e-Fitr (also known as Fitrana) is an amount of charity in the form of staple foodstuffs which all Muslims with the means are required to pay at the end of holy month of Ramazan. “It can also be paid before the Eid day but it is not advisable to pay after Eid prayer.

## Is Fitrana a FARZ?

Fitra, also called as Fitrah or Fitrana or Zakat al Fitr, is the obligatory charity that Muslims have to give after the sighting of the Eid moon. It is obligatory on every family. Yes, that is the key point here: Family. The charity of Fitra should be given by the head of the family.

### How much is Zakat Al Fitr 2020?

Zakat al-Fitr (fitrana) amount is \$7 per person. Before the Eid al-Fitr prayer at the end of Ramadan, every adult Muslim who possesses food in excess of their needs must pay zakat al-Fitr (fitrana).

How is Fitrana calculated?

Procedure: How to calculate Fitrana Now, one Sa’ is equivalent to four times the amount you can hold by cupping two hands together. Hence, the calculations tell us that the minimum amount of Fitrana needed to be paid by one person comes around to be \$2.50-3.

Who qualifies for Fitrana?

Fitrana is compulsory on all Muslims regardless of their status or age. The very poor Muslims those who don’t even have approximately 2kg of essential food are exempted from paying Fitrana. An old man who was not able to perform fasting in Ramadan due to serious illness or old age is not exempted from paying Fitrana.

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