Do I pay Zakah on land or a burial plot?

Short Answer

If you purchased it for yourself or family to use then no Zakāh is due on it. However, if you purchased it as an investment with the intention to sell it when the value goes up then you must pay Zakāh on the current market value every year.

Reason for Asking the Question

Zakah is not due on personal items but is due on merchandise for sale. The questioner wants to know which category purchased land would fall under.

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