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Working in a company that partially deals with riba


Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatahu I work for a company in Sales department. We provide our customers an option for an Interest Free Credit line upto 6 or 12 months based on the value of the purchase. However, failing to pay a month’s minimum amount will lead to a late payment penalty. But if the customer is consistently unable to pay the amount will be charged 2% of interest on it’s overall total. May I know if am being involved in Riba here or being a witness/helping customers to involve here or I’m need of a solid proof answer as to what I need to do further in the light of Islam? JazakAllahu khair.


Alaykum Salaam

If this is a company policy and you are not the recipient of the interest it is allowed to do this work

(This answer was provided by Ayat. Sayyid Fadhil Milani).


Yours sincerely

Abbas Jaffer