Zakat al-Fitr 2021: ~ $10
What is Zakat al-Fitr?
- Zakat al-Fitr is a charity taken for the poor that must be given before Eid prayer, before the end of the month of Ramadan. It must be given by every self-supporting Muslim on behalf of themselves and their dependents.
- Zakat al-Fitr is about the price of one meal--estimated to be $10
Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar said that the Prophet ﷺ made it incumbent on all the slave or free Muslims, male or female, to pay one Sa' of dates or barely as Zakat al-Fitr. (Hadith, Bukhari)