Actress Glenn Close will speak at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s 26th annual symposium on Nov. 6 in Indianapolis. Close will help honor the 2013 recipients of the school’s Henry A. Rosso Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Ethical Fund Raising. She also will speak at the IU Bloomington campus on Bring Change 2 Mind, the organization she founded to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. Details: click here.
At the Internal Revenue Service:
- is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 4.
- Peggy Sherry, from CFO, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to IRS operations support deputy commissioner. She succeeds Beth Tucker, who retired at the end of September. The position, along with the services and enforcement deputy commissioner, are the top two positions at the IRS under the IRS commissioner.
- IRS announced a delay of about two weeks to the start of the 2014 filing season to allow adequate time to program and test tax processing systems following the 16-day federal government closure. A final decision on the start date is expected in December, but the IRS would start accepting and processing 2013 individual tax returns no earlier than Jan. 28 and no later than Feb. 4. Details: www.IRS.gov.