Expectations of Paying Zakat on Profession during the Pandemic

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Safwan Kamal, Nur Hidayah, Junaidi, Tabrani


This article departs from the phenomenon of community diversity towards position zakat profession which is split into three poles extreme. The jurisprudence study design previously limited by space and time, now it is wide open in the midst of technological globalization and give birth to a view that is pro zakat on profession, rejects zakat from profession and support zakat profession with various inputs and criticisms of current practices this. But on the other hand, at a practical level, the Amil zakat institution seems to continue succeeded in increasing the acquisition of zakat from the profession, including institutions zakat manager in a small town which was created by the division in Aceh Province which is called Langsa City. This young city has actually given birth to the muzakki "Addicted" back to pay his professional zakat manually, even though the basic income has been deducted automatically through the place unit institution they work. This research uses a phenomenological approach with The finding that obedience behavior of muzakki to pay zakat is driven by attitude expectations of professional zakat and subjective norms. First expectation, obtaining happiness and blessings, Second: Expectations to obtain strength and spaciousness when getting the test of life, Third: Expectations obtain harmonious public relations and Fourth, expectations add to economic values. On the subjective norm side, muzakki intend paying zakat profession due to the encouragement of religious norms, legal norms and the norm of decency.

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