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Annapolis kills tax fairness — again
Annapolis kills tax fairness — again

A moment of silence, please, for the death of the combined reporting bill in the General Assembly. The corporate tax reform measure passed away suddenly last week, the result of a 7-6 vote by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, which has developed a nasty habit of killing the bill annually. In lieu of flowers, supporters ask that angry letters be sent to lawmakers. It came as no surprise, of course, but that doesn't make the death of combined reporting any less frustrating. That's because the real effect of the decision is to give large companies greater opportunity to hide their income from Maryland's corporate tax through the customary accounting shell game of...