The amount of fitra for 2023 was announced by the High Council of Religious Affairs.
How much is 2023 Fitrah?
High Council of Religious Affairs, Prof. Dr. With the decision taken after the meeting under the chairmanship of Abdurrahman Hackalı, the amount of fitra for 2023 was determined. 70 TL and that citizens can give their filters before the month of Ramadan for earthquake victims.
The following statements were included in the statement made by the High Council of Religious Affairs after the decision:
“Taking into account the hadiths on the subject, the current socio-economic life conditions and the daily food need of a person, the amount of fitra for 2023 in our country has been determined as 70 TL.
This amount can be given in cash as well as food etc. may also be given in kind. This determined amount is also the daily fasting ransom price.
Each taxpayer can give an amount to be determined by taking into account his own economic situation and daily food expenditures as a fitra.”
Is it permissible to give fitra before the month of Ramadan?
In addition, the High Council of Religious Affairs, due to the extraordinary conditions we are going through, asked our citizens: “Is it permissible to give alms of fitr before Ramadan?” He replied, “Although it is mustahab to give alms of fitr during the month of Ramadan, it is also permissible to give it before the month of Ramadan according to the Hanafi sect. Therefore, those who need to give fitra can also give their fitra before the month of Ramadan in cases such as natural disasters.
Source: TRT Haber