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Common Misconceptions:5. Do you pay Zakat on a house you own? Is it a one-time payment or annual?

The items of one’s basic needs and necessities are exempted from Zakat. All items of value (movable and immovable), that are designated for personal and household use and/consumption are non-Zakatable.

Example: Food, clothing, residential home, petty cash, personal transportation (automobile, riding animal), Books for personal study, domestic animals and poultry for domestic needs, tools of one’s personal trade/profession, articles of adornment in day to day use,, arms and ammunition for personal use, agricultural land cultivated by the owner, etc.).