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Jurisprudence & Religious affairs

Khums on loan
Khums on loan
Some years ago, I acquired a bank loan and deposited it in my account for one year. I could not make use of the loan, but I had to pay its monthly installments. Is this loan subject to khums?
Selling tickets for collecting money for a charity
Selling tickets for collecting money for a charity
Is it permissible to sell bonds destined for collecting people’s charitable donations with the intention of making a draw at a later date, then some of the money collected would be distributed among the participants as gifts and the remaining proceeds are dedicated to projects of public benefit?