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Jizya

A tax historically imposed on non-Muslims living in under Islamic law. The jizya was levied on a per capita basis and formed a major source of state revenue in some Muslim societies. In exchange for paying the jizya, non-Muslims were not required to pay zakat.
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In other areas Christians were told that if they stayed, they would have to pay jizyah, that is, a special "protection" tax.
Earlier this month, ISIS gave Christians in Iraq's north an ultimatum to submit to Islamic rule by either converting or paying a religious tax to the state known as Jizyah, or leave on threat of death -- forcing hundreds of families to flee the ancient city.
While the financial duties imposed on non-Muslims are al Jizyah - (levied on persons/ poll tax), al Kharaj (on the ground), and al 'Ushor (means one-tenth) customs duties levied on domestic and foreign trade if transmitted from one place to another in Dar al-Islam (house/abode of Islam) [7].
The education department is paying no jizyah (tax) to any group.
Non-Muslims subjects paid the jizyah (tax) and in return Muslim rulers did not interfere with their religious and secular customs provided they were not in contrast with the monotheistic faith of Islam.
When he captured Jerusalem, Salahuddin did not choose to torture the city's European population, but rather allowed them to leave safely upon meeting one condition of paying a monetary tribute, or Jizyah.
Then, both parties struck a deal according to which the Christians were required to pay jizyah (a form of tax).
The dhimmi were allowed to exist and practice their own religion on payment of a jizyah, which originally meant tribute but became much higher than the normal zakat that the Muslim had to pay.
CAIRO: The historical practice of obliging Christians living in a Muslim country to pay the jizyah, a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state's non-Muslim citizens, isn't applicable today, a recent study found out.
The Journal has, for instance, published articles on various aspects of laws of inheritance, on ribab, jizyah, ijmac, land ownership, legal injunctions, the institution of waqf, and on Muslim family laws in various countries.
He has pounds 15,000 on Jizyah at 1-10 (Tom Jones) in the maiden sprint and pounds 18,000 on 1-6 chance Carbon Steel (Barry Hills) in the seven-furlong maiden.
In terms of last resort, jihad may be waged only if the enemy has first been offered the triple alternative: accept Islam, pay the jizyah (the poll tax required for non-Muslim "People of the Book" living under Muslim control), or fight.