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Zakat on money received as Inheritance


I have 10 million received in January 2020 as an inheritance from my parents. I have invested that money in the bank and bear my household expenses from that. Apart from that, I have a house in which I live and 2 cars. Gold 10 tola in the shape of jewellery.
Please let me know of the zakat I have to pay.



You are not required to pay zakat. However, if, at the end of the khums year, some of the profit remains unspent on living expenses, you should pay one-fifth of it as khums. Your khums year starts on the date of receiving your 1st income. The money which others gift you is subject to Khums after a year has passed from it and you still have it at hand

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