Zakat Calculator

Zakat is the third pillar of Islam. If your savings reach the nisab, and one year has passed, i.e. a lunar (hijri) year has passed since it reached the nisab, then zakat becomes due at that point.

The nisab is the equivalent of 85 grams of gold or 595 grams of silver.

Our simple Zakat Calculator will allow you to work out your annual Zakat payment. Fulfil your obligation, pay your Zakat online and provide a lifeline to thousands of poor and needy families.

Current Value of Nisab

Gold £5963Silver £1

Why use our Zakat calculator?

  • Fields included in the Zakat Calculator cover all scenarios.
  • Our Zakat Calculator has by developed under the supervision of qualified Islamic Scholars and Students of Knowledge.
  • Gold and Silver rates are fully up to date i.e. they are rates for that day.
  • You can calculate your Zakat and donate your Zakat at the same time.
  • You can calculate Zakat in three different currencies

Categories on which we spend your Zakat

Following Allah’s command:

Zakat (alms-tax) is only for the poor and the needy, for those employed to administer it, for those whose hearts are attracted ˹to the faith˺, for ˹freeing˺ slaves, for those in debt, for Allah’s cause, and for ˹needy˺ travellers. ˹This is˺ an obligation from Allah. And Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise. [al-Tawbah 9:60]

We spend your zakat on the following eight categories:

  1. The poor (al-fuqarâ’) – should be given zakat to meet their needs.
  2. The needy (al-masâkîn) – should be given zakat so they can fulfil their needs.
  3. Zakat administrators – those employed to collect or administer (the funds), i.e., those who are appointed by the authorities.
  4.  Those whose hearts are to be reconciled, meaning new Muslims and friends of the Muslim community.
  5. Those in bondage (slaves and captives).
  6. The debt-ridden i.e. those who are in debt
  7. For Allah’s Cause
  8. The wayfarers, i.e., travellers who are cut off from everything and have no money.

Why should we pay Zakat?

Zakat is the third pillar of Islam – by paying Zakat we are fulfilling an obligation

It purifies our wealth – “Whoever pays the zakat on his wealth will have its evil removed from him” (Ibn Khuzaimah and at-Tabarani).

It will help us stay away from sins and save us from the fitnah arising from the love and greed of wealth.

Through Zakat, the poor are cared for; these include widows, orphans, the disabled, the needy and the destitute.

Why Donate Zakat with Dabbagh Welfare Trust?


We believe in complete transparency. Insha’Allah, your Zakat will go directly to help those in need.


With a proven track record of providing humanitarian aid in conflict, war, and natural disaster zones, your Zakat is in safe hands.


Every donation no matter how small, will insha’Allah have a positive impact on the lives of the most vulnerable.

Dabbagh Welfare Trust is a UK-based Islamic charity. We take pride in helping widows, orphans, and the most vulnerable families from some of the world’s poorest communities. Since our establishment, we have delivered aid from the funds raised via the Gaza Emergency Appeal, Yemen Crisis Appeal, Pakistan Floods Appeal, Bangladesh Floods Appeal, Syria Crisis Appeal and Afghanistan Emergency Appeal and helped countless victims of poverty, injustice and natural disasters.

Alhamdulillah, as an Islamic Charity, we have a proven track record of effectively and efficiently delivering aid to the most vulnerable. Donate to the Ramadan Food Appeal, Ramadan Water Appeal or Ramadan Zakat Appeal – Donate with confidence.

If you would like to donate and have questions please feel free to ask. Whether you want to sponsor an orphan, sponsor a widow, donate a handcart, sponsor a sewing machine, gift a goat or help someone by donating your Zakat, donate with confidence Insha’Allah. Every penny will be spent according to Sharia guidelines and under the supervision of the experienced Dababgh Welfare Trust team.