13.6. Other assets exempt from Zakat
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The following assets, unless acquired with the clear intention to resell, are exempt from Zakat: plant and machinery, goodwill, copyright, patent, trademarks and licenses, vacant land, land and buildings or improved property, residential dwelling, diamonds, rubies, and other precious metals (excluding gold and silver), furniture, fittings and household effects, paintings of value, carpets of value, motor vehicles and trucks of all classes, stamp and coin collection of value, fixtures and fittings of all kinds, equipment of all classes, books of value, time share unit.


13.5 Deposits and Pledges
14.0 How should I Calculate Zakat



Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

The partner organization of Hidaya Trust, Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts of both the organizations during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. It was awarded during a special ceremony held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, DC.

In Keeping with our commitment to the communities in which Hidaya Trust operates, it hires its work force as an equal opportunity employer.  It means that employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, status in the society, ancestry, sex, age, religion, creed and marital status.