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Religious Tax on Jewellery


Assalamu Alaikum. I have a considerable amount of gold and silver jewelry but I don’t work nor do I have any money. Do I owe a religious tax on this jewelry? Jazakum Allah Khairun.


Alaikum Salaam

According to Ayatullah Sistani, if you haven’t used this gold and silver jewelry since the time you received it/bought it, then you have to pay khums on it a year after you acquired it.

If you have used it, then there is no khums on it.

Miqdad .R.