CARLSBAD, Calif. — One day after a blue-ribbon commission created to reform California’s tax code held its final meeting, experts from both sides of the political spectrum declared its proposals all but dead on arrival during a panel at The Bond Buyer’s California Public Finance Conference.

“Despite good intentions, this proposal is going to run into a lot of objections from the left and right,” said Joel Fox, coming from the right as president of the Small Business Action Committee.

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