Failing to discharge the Zakaatul-Fitr before the ‘Eed prayer

Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 932, Fatwa No.915
Fataawa as-Siyaam libni Jibreen – Page 187

Question: If one does discharge the Zakaatul-Fitr before the ‘Eed prayer, is he relieved [of this obligation]?

Response: One who does discharge the Zakaatul-Fitr before the ‘Eed prayer then he is a sinner and he is not relieved [of this obligation], rather he must discharge it afterwards.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.