Solehudin Ending, Ag
This study aims to analyse and formulate: (1) Urgency fatwa in zakat legal reform in Indonesia; (2) The nature of fatwas and methods of determining the fatwa of Islamic mass organizations; (3) Contributions of fatwas, against the legal reform of zakat; (4) the zakat reform law in the fatwa of Islamic mass organizations; (5) Application of zakat law in Indonesian society; (7) Compatibility of zakat legal reform in the fatwa of mass organizations, concerning zakat management; The theoretical
more » ... he theoretical framework used in this research is: Grand Theory, the theory of maqashid al-syarìah that the law of ijtihad result must be in accordance with alsyarìs aims. Middle range theory, legal system theory (legal system), that law is a unity system consisting of elements: substance, structure and culture. Applied theory, ijtihad theory and theory of law substance. The theory of ijtihad, that new legal product can be formulated through the process of ijtihad. Theory of legal substance, which the substance of the law must be in harmony with the rules of other laws either vertically or horizontally. This research uses analytical descriptive method. While the approach uses a normative juridical approach. Primary data sources in this study are: fatwa about zakat issued by Majelis Tarjih Muhammadiyah on the Management of Zakat. The secondary data sources are books for analysing and interpreting primary data. From the results of the study can be concluded: (1) Fatwa has a very urgent position to answer various contemporary legal issues about zakat; (2) The fatwa is essentially a legal opinion, conveyed by the 'ulama, established through the process of ijtihad in response to the matter conveyed to him; (3) The fatwa of mass organizations contributes significantly to the development of zakat law in Indonesia (4) Zakat legal reform in the fatwa a.l.: zakat saving, deposits, demand deposits, zakat crops other than rice, zakat fishery, zakat for productive business and zakat management through investment (5) the zakat reform in Legal a.l.: zakat of legal entity, zakat on money and securities, forestry, fishery, industry, income and services, and zakat for productive enterprise (article 27); (6) Sociologically, every Muslim accepts the authority of Islamic law and obeys his shari'at, including the shari'at of zakat, but the degree is different from each other depending on his piety, in accordance with the theory of credo or shahadah and the non-territoriality theory of Shafi'i states, that a Muslim is forever bound to implement Islamic law, wherever he is; (7) In general, there is an agreement between the zakat reform law, contained in the fatwa of Islamic mass organizations, in Indonesia.