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An Agent Taking An Agreed Commission On An Unstipulated Selling Price

Question

A asks B to sell an item for him. He doesn’t mention how much he should sell it for. They agree that whatever amount it is sold for, B will get a 10% commission out of it. Is this permissible?

Answer

A asks B to sell an item but doesn’t mention how much he should sell it for. However, A agrees that person B will get a 10% commission on the sale of the item. This is also permissible because it is permitted to pay or take a commission in the form of percentage from the sale of an item.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

Shaami Vol.6 Pg.63

Shaami Vol.6 Pg.47

Ahsanul Fataawa Vol.7 Pg.274

Ahsanul Fataawa Vol.7 Pg.273

Fataawa Haqaniya Vol.6 Pg.144

Fataawa Mahmoodiyya Vol.23 Pg.386 (New Farooqiyah)

Imdaadul Ahkaam Vol.3 Pg.589

Fataawa Mahmoodiyya Vol.24 Pg.219 (Meerut)

Fataawa Mahmoodiyya Vol.24 Pg.218 (Meerut)

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