The term “law of the
land” refers to all those laws and regulations which have been enacted by the
legislature of a country and which thereby are imposed on its citizens.
When you are living in a
non-Muslim country you are bound in a contract of citizenship that you are
required to follow. It is like a promise and oath and the Book of God
emphatically states that promises must always be fulfilled – even if one has to
Therefore, if you are living in a
non-Muslim country, you must follow its laws whether they relate to taxation or
any other aspect of life. You should lead your life as a law-abiding citizen and
in no case break the rules of the society you are living in. If following Islam
becomes difficult for you in that environment, then instead of breaking laws and
breaching rules, you should migrate from there.