The IRS is changing one of its rules after a woman from Strafford became the victim of an income tax scam. While coming to grips with the death of her daughter last year, things got worse for Lori Weeks when she tried to file her tax return.
“It was a kick in the gut,” Weeks said. “It was grief on top of grief.”
A month after her 7-year-old daughter, Madison, was killed in a car crash, Weeks and her husband were filing their tax return when they learned that someone had claimed their deceased child as a dependent….