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Nov 04, 2015
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Tax Collection by ISIS in Nineveh Province, Iraq

#5154 | 04:09
Source: The Internet

Following are excerpts from a video on ISIS tax collection in the Nineveh Province of Iraq, posted on the Internet on November 4, 2015:


Abu Al-'Abbas Al-Ansari: Collection of the zakkat tax from the wealthy is carried out as follows: Each of the four departments has a professional tax-collecting team.


"One of the tax-collecting teams doing the rounds in the markets of Mosul"


ISIS Tax collector: Assalaam Alaykum.


Shop-owner: Alaykum Assalaam.


ISIS Tax collector: Assalaam Alaykum.


Shop-owner: Alaykum Assalaam.


"collection of the zakkat tax from shops"


ISIS Tax collector: We are from the zakkat department. Does your annual income reach the level requiring payment of the zakkat tax? May Allah reward you. Your name, please.


[…]


"Collection of zakkat tax from farm owners"


Farm owner: Assalaam Alaykum. How are you? May Allah reward you.


ISIS Tax collector: Hajj, is this grain yours?


Farm owner: Yes, Allah be praised.


ISIS Tax collector: How much do you have here?


Farm owner: Two and a half truckloads.


ISIS Tax collector: May Allah bless you.


"Tax-collection team doing the rounds in the villages outside Mosul"


ISIS Tax collector: Hajj, we are from the zakkat department.


Sheep farm owner: Welcome.


ISIS Tax collector: We have come to inform you that you have to pay the zakkat tax. Here is your voucher. Place your thumb here, please.


"Collection of the zakkat tax on livestock"


[…]


Abu Al-'Abbas Al-Ansari: The tax collected last year, 1436 AH, came to around 10,864,260,000 dinars. This money has been distributed on a monthly basis to the entitled families registered in the zakkat department. There are about 9,000 such families.


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"Distribution of zakkat and aid to the entitled families"


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