Shaykh Ibn Uthaymeen was asked:


Is there Zakat on personal cars?


“There is no Zakat on them.  Everything a person uses for himself, besides gold and silver, there is no Zakat on it. (This is) whether it be a car, a camel, a tractor, or other than that. This is due to the statement of the Prophet (ﷺ):

لَيْسَ عَلَى الْمُسْلِمِ فِي عَبْدِهِ وَلاَ فِي فَرَسِهِ صَدَقَةٌ

There is no charity (Zakat) due from a Muslim for his servant and horse

[Saheeh Sunan Abi Dawood no. 1595]”

[Majmoo’ Fataawa (5/226)]

Translated by

Faisal bin Abdul Qaadir bin Hassan
Abu Sulaymaan