Discharging Sadaqatul Fitr

Q:

1. Is fitrana obligatory?

2. Can we pay fitrana in advance?

3. What is the time to give fitrana, before eid prayer or after eid prayer?

4. Do we have to pay fitrana for a guest as well?

A:

1. If you are referring to the fitr of Eid then it is obligatory on the person who has the wealth of nisaab.

2. Yes.

3. Both are permissible.

4. No.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)