• (1) Zakat is due for land only if at the time of purchase, the buyer has a clear and firm intention of reselling the land itself.

    Zakat is not due if the land were purchased for any other purpose, nor if the intention of resale at the time of purchase was not definite but rather a possible option. This holds even if the intention at the time of purchase is for commercial purposes such as leasing, and even if after purchase one firmly decides to resell the land.

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