Who should pay Zakah due on grains; the seller or the buyer?

Question 10: A farmer grows barley or wheat and after harvest, he sells it. Who should pay Zakaah (obligatory charity)? A farmer plants barley or wheat and when it grows, he sells it. Who should pay Zakaah? A farmer grows barley or wheat and lets sheep graze on it, should he pay Zakaah? If not, who should pay it?

Answer: As for the first case, Zakaah is due on the seller, while in the second one there is no Zakaah at the time of selling. Lastly, there is no due Zakaah unless there are some grains left in the cultivated land, and as such, they should be left until they are ripe and… read more here.

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