The Opportunities Party

14 Mar 19, 2:06pm
Gareth Morgan takes issue with the Tax Working Group including Michael Cullen's assertion that the capital gains tax (CGT) is best described as a 'tax on capital income', saying there appears total confusion over what income actually is
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9 Feb 19, 10:02am
TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why we need to kill, not tax, capital gain
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30 Nov 18, 2:59pm
Gareth Morgan backs newbie Amy Stevens over Geoff Simmons in The Opportunities Party's leadership race, saying he'll put his money where his mouth is
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20 Aug 18, 7:53am
'What I am doing right now is pretty much career suicide for an economist. There’s no going back' - TOP's new leader Geoff Simmons
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16 Jul 18, 12:02pm
Gareth Morgan happy to fund a TOP successor, but warns the leader would be 'personally liable' if they didn't implement all his policies
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10 Jul 18, 12:08pm
Gareth Morgan debriefs on TOP: 'It was never about having a democratic political party structure where the latest recruit had the same say as those that had spent 10 years building to this – that’s just the naivety of political groupies'
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9 Jul 18, 4:27pm
The Opportunities Party won't contest the 2020 election; Gareth Morgan says the Jacinda effect shows people don't vote on policy
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4 Feb 18, 6:53am
Andrew Courtney says renters pay for their accommodation out of tax-paid income, yet owner-occupiers avoid that, plus they avoid any tax on the gains on their assets. The unfairness won't change unless that tax rules change, he says
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20 Sep 17, 9:11am
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
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30 Aug 17, 12:28pm
EY's David Snell takes a look at the tax issues that have cropped up during the election campaign and points out political parties are ignoring the power of disruption
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22 Aug 17, 10:44am
TOP's Geoff Simmons & Andrew Courtney on why we need to bite the bullet and include the family home in an equity tax
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17 Aug 17, 12:17pm
TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
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9 Aug 17, 6:15pm
Newshub poll shows big jump for Labour and Ardern at expense of Greens, National and New Zealand First; Winston Peters still Kingmaker
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9 Aug 17, 1:00pm
Looking starkly at Generation Rent, parties are proposing policies which would protect those who will never own a home
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7 Aug 17, 10:13am
Gareth Morgan vies to protect renters with longer leases, eviction restrictions, improved insulation funded by ETS proceeds and more social housing
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5 Jul 17, 2:06pm
Brian Fallow talks to The Opportunities Party's leader Gareth Morgan about his policies and where his votes might come from
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3 Jul 17, 4:16pm
While they align with the ideals of the Labour-Greens, Gareth Morgan’s tax proposals go further than any party in Parliament would dare to propose
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19 Jun 17, 10:34am
Brian Fallow looks at what exactly is the issue with immigration that's making it an election year issue, and finds three areas of concern
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20 May 17, 2:31pm
Gareth Morgan defends the TOP income tax policy's claim on capital will lead to "an avalanche of capital outflows". He sees a business sector boost instead benefiting shareholders
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4 May 17, 10:32am
Gareth Morgan on why we should vote for The Opportunities Party when he wants to get his policies implemented but doesn't want to join the parliamentary 'zoo' 
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