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I own 10 acre land and saved 400000 this year from agriculture output, how much i should pay zakat/ushr ?

Sir I own 10 acre land and saved 400000 this year from agriculture output and Now i want to pay ushr/zakat on agriculture output. Please guide me how much i should pay zakat/ushr ?

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Dear brother, if the land is irrigated naturally (by rain, adjacent stream, or spring, etc.), then the ‘zakah’ is determined at 10% of the produce of the land; and if the land is irrigated by water from artificial means (wells, purchased water, tubes or tube wells, canals, pumps etc.), the ‘zakah’ dues are 5% of the produce. In case the land is watered equally by artificial as well as natural means, then zakah payable will be three-fourths of a tithe ie 7.5%.

  • If it is at the rate of 10% then the zakah to be paid is : 10% 400000 which is equal to 40,000.
  • If it is at the rate of 5% then the zakah to be paid is: 5%400000 which is equal to 20,000.
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