16-11-126. Joint and several liability
(1) An individual is individually liable, jointly and severally, with and to the same extent as the business upon a determination that the individual possessed the responsibility on behalf of the business to comply or direct compliance with state law regarding sales of tobacco products if the individual is:
(a) a controlling person who directly or indirectly controls a business liable for a violation of the tax and directory requirements of this chapter; or
(b) a partner, officer, director, or person occupying a similar status or performing similar functions.
(2) For the purpose of determining liability for violations of the tax and directory requirements of this chapter, a member-managed limited liability company must be treated as a partnership with liability extending to each member who was a member at the time the violation occurred.
(3) For the purpose of determining personal liability for the failure to comply with the tax requirements of this chapter by a manager-managed limited liability company, the managers of the limited liability company are jointly and severally liable along with the limited liability company for all penalties owed.
(4) For determining personal liability for the failure to comply with the tax requirements of this chapter, the partners of the limited liability partnership are jointly and severally liable, along with the limited liability partnership, for any penalties and interest due.