13.1. The Money that does not reach the amount of Nisab
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Narrated Abu Said: Allah's Apostle (peace be upon him) said, "No Zakat is due on property amounting to less than five Uqiyas (of silver), and no Zakat is due on less than five camels, and there is no Zakat on less than five Wasqs*." (Bukhari, Vol. 2, Book 24, No. 487)
* A Wasqs equals 180Kg Approx. [60 Sa's and 1 Sa = 3 Kg Approx.]


13.0 What kinds of things do not
require paying Zakat on them?
13.2 Servants, Horses,
Mules and Donkeys



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