It is permissible to pay zakaah from something other than the saved money?

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Must zakaah be paid from the money that is stored after the year has passed, or can zakaah be paid from other income?.
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Whoever has wealth on which zakaah must be paid does not have to pay it from the stored wealth itself, rather he can pay it from other wealth. 

Al-Nawawi (may Allaah have mercy on him) narrated in al-Majmoo’ (5/346) that the scholars were unanimously agreed that it is permissible to pay zakaah from wealth other than the wealth on which it is due. 

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