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Who Qualifies for Zakat Assistance?

Zakat financial assistance is available to all Muslim Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents.  While there are no religious specifications on the poor and needy asnaf, Muis looks at the population of people at the bottom 5% of national average incomes. Based on this approach, to qualify for zakat, the applicant will be assessed mainly by their Per Capita Income (PCI), as shown below:

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