The Internal Revenue Service said that about 5.2 million retirees and disabled veterans who qualify for economic stimulus payments have not filed to claim the payments.

So far, about 74 percent of the people in this group have filed tax returns this year in order to claim the payments, even though they normally do not file. The IRS is planning to start a summer campaign to reach this group and encourage them to file a return to get the payment process going.

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