Q1: Dose one’s khums year begins with the first month or the day when he receives his salary?
A: For those who receive salary, including workers, employees, and khums year starts from the time when they receive their salary or from the first day when they can request it.
Q2: How does one specify the beginning of the year in order to pay one's khums?
A: There is no need to specify the beginning of one’s khums year, rather it is determined automatically depending on the nature of income. Thus, for workers, employees and the like khums year begins on the date of receiving first salary. As to merchants and shopkeepers, it begins when they start their work (buying and selling). Farmers’ khums year starts with the first harvest.