Daily Archives: August 5, 2010

Legal tools for Zakat & charitable giving

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Giving zakat?
Managing fitra funds?
Donating money abroad?
Legal tools to help you do good.
During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims turn their attention to spiritual renewal and zakat, or charitable giving.  When giving zakat, it is very important to comply with U.S. laws and regulations.  To assist donors, mosques and non-profits, Muslim Advocates has created the following resources, which contain critical information about legal requirements and best practices when engaging in charitable giving:
Giving zakat?
Donating money, goods or services abroad?
Managing fitra funds for a mosque?

Sign up to learn more about a Muslim Advocates conference call with legal and tax experts during Ramadan to help guide your decisions.
Please forward this email to your family, friends, and community leaders.
Help them get access to the tools and information they need to do good and comply with the law.

For more information, visit www.muslimadvocates.org.  If you have specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact Akil Vohra, Counsel, Muslim Charity Works Program, at 415-692-1486 or at akil@muslimadvocates.org.

Ramadan Mubarak!

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