Someone who resides in Saudi Arabia

Q: Is it permissible to pay the debts and expenses for a farm before paying Zakah (obligatory charity)?

(Part No. 9; Page No. 422)  A: You must pay Zakah first, and then you can settle your debts with what is left after the Zakah.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.