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Factors influencing zakat compliance behavior on saving

Noor Azman, Farah Mastura and Bidin, Zainol (2015) Factors influencing zakat compliance behavior on saving. International Journal of Business and Social Research, 5 (1). pp. 118-128. ISSN 2164-2540 (print); 2164-2559 (Online)

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In most of the states in Malaysia, the collection of zakat on saving is reported as third largest collection after zakat on employment income and zakat on business.However, the collection of zakat including the zakat on saving is still unsatisfactory.Previous empirical evidences reported that many factors that influence individual in paying zakat.Thus, this study aims at to determine the variables that influence the individual in paying zakat on saving i.e. the relationship between the variables of attitude, the referent group, religiosity and perceived corporate credibility with zakat compliance behavior on saving.Data was analyzed by applying multiple regression analysis.The data was collected from 80 individual Muslim employees who are working at Universiti Utara Malaysia.The results of the study indicated that all the variables significantly influence zakat compliance behavior on saving.Based on the results, it can be concluded that zakat compliance behavior on saving could be predicted by his or her attitude, the referent group, religiosity and perceived corporate credibility at 34% level.In view of the results, some implication and recommendation were also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attitude, perceived corporate credibility, referent group, religiosity, Zakat.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Zainol Bidin
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2015 00:40
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 01:29
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/16171

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