Zakaat to Family Members

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Q: Who is eligible for Zakat within family members? Grandpatents, uncles and aunts, cousins, etc.?

A:
You may give zakat to your uncles, aunts, cousins, brothers and sisters. You cannot give zakat to your parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren. Likewise the husband cannot give zakaat to the wife nor can she give to the husband.
Moulana Nazeem Moosagie
Checked and Approved by: Mufti Siraj Desai