15-64-102. Tax on marijuana sales. (1) For a medical marijuana dispensary, there is a 4% tax on the retail price of marijuana, marijuana products, and live marijuana plants for use by individuals with debilitating medical conditions.
(2) For an adult use-dispensary, there is a 20% tax on the retail price of marijuana, marijuana products, and live marijuana plants.
(3) The taxes set forth in subsections (1) and (2) are imposed on the purchaser and must be collected at the time of the sale and paid by the seller to the department for deposit in the marijuana state special revenue account provided for in 16-12-111.
(4) A dispensary licensed under Title 16, chapter 12, shall submit a quarterly report to the department listing the total dollar amount of sales. The report must be:
(a) made on forms prescribed by the department; and
(b) submitted within 15 days of the end of each calendar quarter.
(5) At the time the report is filed, the dispensary shall submit a payment equal to the percentage provided in subsection (1) or (2) of the total dollar amount of sales.
(7) The tax imposed by this part and related interest and penalties are a personal debt of the person required to file a return from the time that the liability arises, regardless of when the time for payment of the liability occurs.
(a) the officer of a corporation whose responsibility it is to truthfully account for and pay to the state taxes provided for in 15-64-103 through 15-64-106 and who fails to pay the taxes is liable to the state for the taxes and the penalty and interest due on the amounts;
(b) each officer of the corporation, to the extent that the officer has access to the requisite records, is individually liable along with the corporation for filing statements and for unpaid taxes, penalties, and interest upon a determination that the officer:
(i) possessed the responsibility to file statements and pay taxes on behalf of the corporation; and
(ii) possessed the responsibility on behalf of the corporation for directing the filing of statements or the payment of other corporate obligations and exercised that responsibility, resulting in the corporation's failure to file statements required by this part or pay taxes due as required by this part;
(c) each partner of a partnership is jointly and severally liable, along with the partnership, for any statements, taxes, penalties, and interest due while a partner;
(d) each member of a limited liability company that is treated as a partnership or as a corporation for income tax purposes is jointly and severally liable, along with the limited liability company, for any statements, taxes, penalties, and interest due while a member;
(e) the member of a single-member limited liability company that is disregarded for income tax purposes is jointly and severally liable, along with the limited liability company, for any statements, taxes, penalties, and interest due while a member; and
(f) each manager of a manager-managed limited liability company is jointly and severally liable, along with the limited liability company, for any statements, taxes, penalties, and interest due while a manager.
(9) In determining which corporate officer is liable, the department is not limited to considering the elements set forth in subsection (8)(a) to establish individual liability and may consider any other available information.
(10) In the case of a bankruptcy, the liability of the individual remains unaffected by the discharge of penalty and interest against the corporation. The individual remains liable for any statements and the amount of taxes, penalties, and interest unpaid by the entity.
(11) The tax levied pursuant to this section is separate from and in addition to any general state and local sales and use taxes that apply to retail sales, which must continue to be collected and distributed as provided by law.
(12) The tax levied under this section must be used as designated in 16-12-111.