RIYADH – The zakat received through the Zakati service since its launch five years ago has exceeded more than 371 million SR, confirmed Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA).
ZATCA said the total zakat received through the service since the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan so far has reached more than SR75 million.
All sums received through the service have benefited from the recipients of Social Security registered with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD), ZATCA said.
ZATCA indicated that the Zakat service is aimed directly at the selected groups of beneficiaries of social security through the Zakati application.
The service is constantly available through the Zakati application, as it enables those who want to pay Zakat through secure and reliable payment methods in banks, through SADAD services, Apple Pay and Mada, and many other secure methods that guarantee people the speed and the flexibility to implement Zakat delivery to the eligible categories.
ZATCA has confirmed that the application allows the selection of eligible categories of Social Security registrants, which include the most necessary housing families, divorced women’s families, families of prisoners and many other eligible categories.
The Zakat service is distinguished by providing the function to commemorate the dates of Zakat, as well as the ability to calculate the Zakat to be paid out of all kinds, whether it is money, gold, silver, stocks and others.
ZATCA added that the process of paying Zakat would be done in a reliable, easy and fast way.
It is worth mentioning that the Zakati application experienced a great interaction and an increase in the number of downloads of the application during Ramadan, due to the ease, flexibility and speed of using the application, as well as the many secure payment options.
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