Zakah Service


Zakah, unlike any other Sadaqah, is an obligatory form of worship.  Like Salah it has conditions which must be met, responsibilities which must be discharged and crucially – to have the correct intention of undertaking this great act of worship.

At GLMCC we provide a zakah service that will enable Muslims to fulfil this obligation.  We encourage Muslims to give locally to aid locally as per prophetic tradition.  GLMCC has been holding a zakah service since 2011.  The majority of this money has been given to local people in the UK.

GLMCC is committed to becoming a fully-fledged zakah provider and distributor, in accordance with the Quran and Sunnah, in Birmingham, and the UK at large.

If you are facing hardship and think that you might be entitled to zakah, then please complete the GLMCC Zakah Application Form.

Applying for Zakah

The eligibility criteria for the recipients of zakah are stipulated in the Quran by Allah (Subhaanahu Wa Ta’ala) Himself.  Thus, emphasising to us the importance of giving and receiving zakah.

“Sadaqah (i.e. Zakah) are for the poor, and the needy, and those employed to administer [the funds], and those whose hearts have been reconciled [to the truth], and for those in bondage, and those in debt, and in the cause of Allah, and for the wayfarer; [thus is it] ordained by Allah, and Allah is full of knowledge and wisdom.”
(Surah Al-Taubah 9:60.)

If you are facing hardship and think that you might be entitled to zakah, then please complete the GLMCC Zakah Application Form.

You may wish to discuss your entitlement to zakah with a member of our team. If so, please email or call: 0121 713 0080.

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The amount of tax we claim will be 25% of the total value of your donations in that tax year. Furthermore, if you are a higher taxpayer, you are also entitled to claim the difference between the basic rate which we will claim and the amount of tax you have actually paid. For further details on how you can do this, please contact your tax office. If your tax situation changes and your gifts will no longer be eligible for the Gift Aid scheme please contact us and we will amend your record accordingly.

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