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A late rush for stimulus checks

Thousands eligible who have yet to file returns; Many are veterans, low-earning retirees

Nashila Somani (left) of Action for Boston Community Development Inc. helped Carmen Feliciano of Roxbury fill out her income tax paperwork in order to receive her stimulus check. Nashila Somani (left) of Action for Boston Community Development Inc. helped Carmen Feliciano of Roxbury fill out her income tax paperwork in order to receive her stimulus check. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Elizabeth Campbell
Globe Correspondent / August 18, 2008

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More than 150,000 Massachusetts residents, mostly low-income retirees and disabled veterans, have yet to file paperwork to receive federal economic stimulus checks worth as much as $600, according to the Internal Revenue Service. (Full article: 801 words)

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