The Internal Revenue Service issued a last-chance warning that only a few days remain until the Oct. 15 deadline for retirees and disabled veterans to file an income tax return that will allow them to receive an economic stimulus payment this year.

The Internal Revenue Service also reminded retirees and disabled veterans that the money received from the economic stimulus payment will generally have no impact on their eligibility for Medicare, Medicaid or other benefits. The payment generally will not be counted as income or require the recipients to file future income tax returns.

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