There is clear evidence from all four schools that the Zakat is to be collected (taken) by the appointed assessors of a Muslim leader, then the four conditions that make the payment of Zakat valid are:
• Local Distribution;
• Correct Time; and the
• Correct Elements (paid with the right means)
Please contact us if you wish to know of an Amir or appropriately appointed person in your area who is collecting and distributing Zakat locally in your locality, in the way we have outlined in these pages and thus according to the sunnah of the beloved Messenger (may Allah bless him ands grant him peace)
For details of where to buy Islamic Gold Dinars (IGD) and Islamic Silver Dirhams (ISD) for Zakat and other purposes, please visit the Ayn Gold Website.
It should be noted that these are tools and means to enable to people to fulfil their duties correctly paying Zakat to an appropriate local Muslim leader who will distribute it locally. May Allah guide us and give us success, Amin.