- Gold, Silver, and Money: Once the owned gold, silver, or money reaches the nisab, one must give 2.5% of it as Zakat after possessing it for a full Hijrah year (hawl). The nisab for money is to be evaluated by the nisab of either gold (85 grams) or silver (595 grams) (whichever is beneficial to the poor).
- Livestock (Camels, Cows, and Sheep only): If a person owns a specific number of any of the cattle mentioned above then he must give a number of them as Zakat; given that he possessed that nisab for a full Hijrah year and the animals are grazed without cost. (For example The nisab for sheep: if you own 40-120 sheep, then give out one; for 121-200 sheep, give two; for 201-300, give three. If you own more than that, then for every 100 sheep give one as Zakah. The nisab for camels and cows is different.)
- Commodities displayed for trade: The person must evaluate, after the passing of 12 Hijrah months, how many items he has in his store; and he should give Zakat 2.5% of the total selling price of the items.
- Agricultural dry Products (wheat, barley, rice, dates, raisins, etc.): This applies to only dry crops that can be stocked for a long time. Once they are harvested and the quantity is 5 wasq or more, then 10% of it should be given as Zakat. This is if the crop was irrigated by rain; but in case of irrigation with the aid of a costly method such as digging a well or buying water, the quantity of Zakat would be 5% of the crop quantity.
- Earth Minerals and Ancient Treasure (buried before Islam): If someone finds a treasure, that was buried before Islam, he should give out 1/5th of it as Zakat once he finds it. For the mined minerals such as gold, copper, zinc, oil …etc. one should give 2.5% of it if it reaches the nisab.
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