Zakat on Unlawful (Haram) Wealth?

Firstly we should know that Allah commands His believing servants to spend on charity. Ibn Abbas states that this should from the pure, honest money they have earned and from the fruits and vegetables that have been grown for them in the land. Ibn Abbas said: “Allah commanded them to spend from the purest, finest and best types of money, and prohibited them spending from evil and dishonest money because Allah is pure and good and only accepts that which is pure and good.” [Ibn Kathir: 1/630]

Zakat of a Debt

In terms of zakat on debt, the majority of the scholars distinguish it between two kinds of debt: 1. If the debt that you are owed is with wealthy people who can pay you your right when you request it, then you must pay its zakat,..

Waqf: the Basic

Waqf means putting aside the original property and donating its benefits for the sake of Allah. What is meant by the original property is something from which benefit may be derived whilst its essence remains, such as houses, shops, gardens, etc.