- If one invests money as a silent partner receiving a percentage of sales or a salary, with no intent of it being a loan, is a heter iska necessary ?
- If one gives ones own wife money to start a small business and demands a percentage of sales would the same law apply between spouses ?
- Being a silent partner means that he has liability, and if the business loses money he will also lose money. That is not a loan, but a business investment, and there is no need for a heter iska. On a practical level though when entering such a deal, there can be numerous factors which might be ribbis, therefore it is best for the two partners to sign a Heter Iska.
- It is hard to understand your question, and I would need to know more of the specifics of what is transpiring between the two of them.