MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The owner of a Crosby bed and breakfast faces a slew of tax-related criminal charges after allegedly knowingly failing to file income tax returns — among other crimes.
Richard Edward Schmidthuber, of Crosby, is charged with 20 counts of failing to pay state liquor taxes, 20 counts of filing false or fraudulent sales tax returns, six counts of failing to file income tax returns and six counts of failing to pay income tax.READ MORE: Hopkins Police Investigating Fatal Shooting At Apartment Building
According to the criminal complaint, Schmidthuber knowingly failed to file income tax returns or pay income taxes from 2008 through 2013 – and owes over $21,000 in income tax, penalties and interest.READ MORE: Mass Casualty Simulation Helps Nat'l Guard, Children's Minnesota Practice Treating Kids
Schmidthuber’s also accused of filing false or fraudulent sales tax returns for his business, Nordic Inn Medieval Brew & Bed Service. The complaint says he failed to pay over $15,000 in sales and liquor taxes.MORE NEWS: Amid Missionary Hostage Crisis, Minnesotan From Port-Au-Prince Wishes 'Haiti Would Get The Help They Need'
If convicted, Schmidthuber could face up to five years in prison and/or a $10,000 for each tax-related felony charge.