The Internal Revenue Service said that even people who do not normally file tax returns because of their low incomes would need to file this year in order to receive an economic stimulus payment.

President Bush has signed the economic stimulus package into law. According to the IRS, the return must show at least $3,000 in qualifying income. Low-income workers, Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and retired railroad workers who might not otherwise need to file a tax return must do so in order to receive the tax rebate.

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