All posts tagged: zakah

The Khilafah Will Eradicate Rampant Inflation, By Abolishing Paper Fiat Money and Issuing Currency Based on Gold and Silver

By November 2021, the Rupee fell to 175 Rupees to a dollar, unleashing crushing inflation upon the citizens of Pakistan. Inflation is a permanent feature of the capitalist economy, irrespective of the re-opening of the economy after lockdown. Unlike Islamic gold and silver currency, fiat paper money loses its purchasing power, as governments print more […]

Nothing Less than the Re-Establishment of the Khilafah will End Our Perpetual Economic Agony!

Even Imran Khan knows that the inevitable consequence of the IMF programmes is worsening poverty. Before coming to power, in an interview published in the British newspaper, “The Guardian,” on 18 September 2011, Imran Khan emphatically warned, “Every country I know that has had IMF or World Bank programmes has only impoverished the poor and […]

Taxation under the Capitalist Economic System is Oppressively Regressive, Breaking the Backs of the Needy and Indebted

The revenue target for the next financial year, 2021-22, is targeted at Rs. 5.829 trillion, compared to Rs 4.691 trillion for the closing financial year, 2020-21, showing an overall increase of Rs1.138tr (24 percent). This is whilst the IMF has set a target of Rs 10 trillion for 2024-2025.

Pakistan’s Rulers Mercilessly Tax the Poor and the Indebted to Fill the Pockets of Those Who Peddle in the Sin of Interest

On 11 June 2021, in their budget announcement, Pakistan’s rulers made great fanfare of reducing taxation on certain sectors and increasing the salaries of government employees. Then, within days, the mouthpieces of the rulers made an even greater fanfare, through every platform available to them. However, in the same budget, Pakistan’s rulers increased overall taxation […]