Jack and Jill form a partnership. Jack runs the business in New York, - 6834

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Jack and Jill form a partnership. Jack runs the business in New York, while Jill vacations in Hawaii. During the time Jill is away from the business, Jack increases the debts of the business by $20,000. Which of the following statements is true regarding this debt?

A.  Only Jill is personally liable for the debt of the business, since Jack has been working and she has not.

B.  Both Jack and Jill are personally liable for the business debt.

C.  Only Jack is personally liable for the debt, since he has been the managing partner during that time.

D.  Neither Jack nor Jill is personally liable for the business debt, since the partnership is a separate legal entity.

 
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Jack and Jill form a partnership. Jack runs the business in New York, while Jill vacations in Hawaii. During the time Jill is away from the business, Jack increases the