2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 7 - Corporations and Associations
Article 60 - Uniform Partnership Law
§ 7-60-107. Partnership determined - how

CO Rev Stat ยง 7-60-107 (2016) What's This?

(1) In determining whether a partnership exists these rules shall apply:

(a) Except as provided by section 7-60-116, persons who are not partners as to each other are not partners as to third persons;

(b) Joint tenancy, tenancy in common, tenancy by the entireties, joint property, common property, or part ownership does not of itself establish a partnership, whether such co-owners do or do not share any profits made by the use of the property;

(c) The sharing of gross returns does not of itself establish a partnership, whether or not the persons sharing them have a joint or common right or interest in any property from which the returns are derived;

(d) The receipt by a person of a share of the profits of a business is prima facie evidence that the person is a partner in the business, but no such inference shall be drawn if such profits were received in payment:

(I) As a debt by installments or otherwise;

(II) As wages of an employee or rent to a landlord;

(III) As an annuity to a surviving spouse or representative of a deceased partner;

(IV) As interest on a loan, though the amount of payment varies with the profits of the business;

(V) As the consideration for the sale of a goodwill of a business or other property by installments or otherwise.

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