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How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2021

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Nia Sarah  •  Apr 24, 2021

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Now that we're in the second week of Ramadan, many of us are trying to do more good deeds and fulfilling our Ramadan goals during this blessed month. Zakat is one of the most important fulfillments of Islam and there are a few ways in which we can do so. If you're thinking of how or where to pay zakat (bayar zakat), here's what you need to know!
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1. Muis Zakat (Zakat SG)
Credit: Zakat Singapore on Facebook As we get through the busy month of improving ourselves, being able to pay zakat online is definitely a plus. Zakat.sgis the official online platform by Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (Muis) where you will be guided on how you can pay zakat. This platform teaches you thedifferent types of zakat you can pay according to your assets andhow to calculate your zakat. Furthermore, there is also a tutorial to zakat payment using PayNow, debit card or eNETS. With these complete resources, you'll be guided from the start till the end on how you can pay zakat online smoothly! 😊
2. Paying Physically At A Mosque
Credit: Zakat Singapore on Facebook (Photo taken pre-Covid 19) As we are still caught up in the Covid-19 pandemic in Singapore, it's best to perform our obligatory Ramadan duties from home as much we can. But for those who intend to go to the mosque, do remember to mask up and follow its safe distancing measures, including refraining from talking and keeping a safe distance from other congregants. This Ramadan, only a selected few mosques across Singapore are able to accept Zakat payment in person. Identify the mosque nearest to you and be sure to contact them to make an appointment before you head down! (All Zakat payments are by appointment only.)
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3. Jamiyah Singapore
Credit: Jamiyah Singapore on Facebook Jamiyah Singapore provides welfare services to the less privileged and disadvantaged as the biggest Malay-Muslim welfareorganisation in the country. It holdsonline zakat payment on their platform with a step-by-step guide to paying zakat online through PayNow, internet banking, cheque and even cash or walk-in. By organising religious programmes and offering a wide range of social services, it assists the needy in the community through long-term care for seniors with chronic illnesses, protecting underprivileged children and distributing food items bi-monthly to disadvantaged families. 😊
4. Muslimin Trust Fund Association
Credit: Muslimin Trust Fund Association You may also pay zakat to a beneficiary in Singapore like the Muslimin Trust Fund AssociationStarted in 1904, this beneficiary serves the Muslim population through charitable outreach and has 3 main services of Darul Ihsan Boy's and Girls' orphanages, a Dialysis Centre to subsidise kidney treatments to anyone in need and Ihsan Casket which devolves all proceeds from funerary services towards the costs of a dignifying muslim burial for the less fortunate. With their own zakat payment online platform, you may pay zakat online via PayNow or credit card.
5. RLA Foundation Singapore
Credit: RLA Foundation Singapore Facebook Also known as Rahmatan Lil 'Alamin Foundation (RLAF), this foundation aims to build youth capacities and a community of compassion. They hold local and overseas projects aswell as facilitate humanitarian relief to victims of natural disasters in Southeast Asia. Their community projects this year include distributing 20,000 meals to migrant workers and families in need this Ramadan. If you would like to give back to the community and pay zakat to RLAF, find out more information from their websitehere. 
Join us at Hello Ramadan, HHWT’s immersive virtual event that aims to bring the joy and celebration of Ramadan and Hari Raya to wherever you are! Look forward to an exciting line-up of shows, daily challenges, our very own Virtual Bazaar and more. Sign up now to stand a chance to win our Grand Draw and Weekly Draws, plus you get to increase your chances of winning the Grand Draw when you collect points. Find out more here! As we prepare to perform more good deeds and obligatory duties this Ramadan, it's best to take the time to sort out our zakat obligations. Paying zakat online is the easiest and safest way to do it, especially with services provided by Muis and Zakat SG. May your Ramadan this year be better than the last!