الأخبار

20/06/2017
Zakat House issued Zakat of Stocks guide and brochure

 

 

Zakat House issued a guide and a brochure for zakat of stocks whether taken as a long-term investment or for trading.

Director of Resources Development Department in Zakat House, Nayef Shayea Al-Jeemaz, said that the two issues come in accordance with what the Shari'a Board of Zakat House has concluded and the fatwas and recommendations of contemporary zakat cases after calculating zakat on the profits of companies’ stocks.

Al-Jeemaz added that the guide and brochure contain the amount of zakat per share for all the listed companies on Kuwait Stock Exchange whether in the official market or the parallel, they also contain fatwas concerning financial transactions related to stocks and some examples of calculation method.

He pointed out that the two versions are available in all the benefactors halls at the main building in South Surra and its branches in Salwa, Eshbilia  and Al-Jahra and all its revenue centers to be distributed to the public free of charge. An electronic version was uploaded on Zakat House website www.zakathouse.org.kw.

Al-Jeemaz explained that it is also possible to communicate with Zakat House to calculate the zakat of stocks by Whatsapp service on 94443366, by e-mail Zakat-of-companies@zakathouse.org.kw or by contacting the Companies Service Section during official working hours by calling: 25767545-22241837- 22241831-22241959, or the House operator on the number 22240225 Ext.: 1370-137