Zakat (زكاة) is a duty of Muslims in which they must give their wealth to the needy people. It is also the 3rd pillar of Islam.
As there are a lot of people in need, giving Zakat is something appreciated and gives you good in return, as Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) says in the Qur'an:
Zakat can be given at any amount, even the littlest of it brings rewards.
Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) says in the Qur'an:
The same applies if one does evil:
It is also not permitted to spend wealth in a wasteful manner, as Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) says in the Qur'an:
Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet (ﷺ) said:
Abu Hurairah also reported that the Prophet (ﷺ) said:
I ask Allah to make us all of the Muttaqūn and allow us to continuously give Zakat to the needy.
May Allah bless you, and shukran.
1. Qurʾān 2:110
2. Qurʾān 99:7
3. Qurʾān 99:8
4. Qurʾān 17:26
5. Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5352, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 993, graded Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim
6. Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2588, graded Sahih according to Muslim