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Zakat management in Malaysia: a review

Ahmad Razimi, Mohd Shahril and Romle, Abd Rahim and Muhamad Erdris, Muhammad Farid (2016) Zakat management in Malaysia: a review. American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research, 11 (6). pp. 453-457. ISSN 1818-6785

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Zakat is one of the five pillars in Islam where it can be assume as the obligation for those who admitted they are the believer and hold a faith only to Allah S.W.T. Zakat is the way of giving away a specific amount of wealth somehow with a certain settings and requirements to those who recognized as al-mustahiqqin (beneficiaries) and then the maqasid (purpose) of paying the zakat is to guarantee the achievement of socioeconomic s impartiality and justice.A Quran verse explained [2:215] "They ask you about giving: say, "The charity you give shall go to the parents, the relatives, the orphans, the poor and the traveling alien." Any good you do, God is fully aware thereof."Zakat is the most suitable ways of Islamic taught to encounter with the issues of poverty in Muslim society by allocation of one wealth to a significant beneficiaries. In order to collect and to distribute the zakat, Malaysia is doing well when they establishing an institution by regional to manage the zakat. Pusat Urus Zakat (PUZ) is a trusted body with a role to make zakat management is well organized, efficient and effective.Even Malaysia has an institution that manage the zakat by regional, the problem and issue still rose up for some reason, a lot of complaints and case of zakat distribution is not really receive to those who qualify is doubted. This paper will further discuss about the Malaysian perspective of inefficiency issues encountered, potential payer and capacity building.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zakat . Zakat Management . Malaysian Perspective
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Islamic Business School
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Shahril Ahmad Razimi
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2017 08:58
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2017 08:58
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21926

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