Community Perception towards National Policy Plan of Zakat Deduction for Muslim Civil Servants

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Nur Indah Riwajanti Kartika Dewi SS Anik Kusmintarti

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This research aims to explore the perception of Muslim Civil Servants (MCS/Aparatur Sipil Negara) and zakat institutions towards national policy plan about zakat collection directly deducted from their salaries. This research adopted mixed method by collecting primary data through survey to MCS and zakat institutions in Malang area during June-August 2018. The respondents include 461 MCS collected through questionnaire and three zakat institutions as informants of direct interviews. Then the data was analyzed based on descriptive statistics and data reduction analysis. The results shows that 42% of the respondents have known this policy plan. Moreover, 60.8% of the respondents agree to pay zakat through salary deduction and answer various reasons whether they agree or not to pay zakat directly. Furthermore, the informants from zakat institutions predict that this policy might reduce the number of zakat fund from MCS. Thus, they will improve their performance in collecting and distributing zakat to get higher trust from community

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Riwajanti, N. I., SS, K. D., & Kusmintarti, A. (2019, February 19). Community Perception towards National Policy Plan of Zakat Deduction for Muslim Civil Servants. International Conference of Zakat. Retrieved from https://www.iconzbaznas.com/submission/index.php/proceedings/article/view/126
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