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Question # : 25175


As salaamu 'alaikum,

Can the donated money be kept in a bank and the interest accumulated be used to pay for the taxes and insurance of the Masjid and it's property?

It is compulsary in Canada to pay both taxes and insurance on a land and house/building.

Was salaamu 'alaikum,

Answer : 25175

Published on: Aug 24, 2010

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1776/1302/H=1431)

(1) It is allowable if no other proper mode of safety exists.
(2) It is permissible to pay the money in tax and insurance levied on the mosque.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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