Jizya

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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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And Allah heareth and knoweth all things." (26) The people in the conquered lands were free to remain and practice their religion when they accept the rule of Islam and pay a special tax (called cizye) for the security of their life and property.
With the above Table 2, it is possible to evaluate the shares of virgu, cizye, asar, customs revenues and agnam duty of three financial years within the budget revenues.
(71) Rusya ile savasin uzun surmesi sebebiyle harap olan Eflak ve Bogdan'da iki sene cizye vergisinin alinmamasi hususunda Temmuz 1776 tarihli belge icin bakiniz.
This transformation had an immediate positive effect on their economic status--the new Muslims stopped paying Cizye tax.
Vezir-i a'zam Koprili-zade Fazil Ahmed Pasaya bir kaside-i garra nazm idup pesen-dide-i asafiolmagla mukabelesinde ol 'asra mahsus olan cizye kitabetini ..." (ALTUNER 1989:658).