Houston Touted as Nation's "Most Accountable" City

April 9, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As April 15 (all too) rapidly approaches, a new survey points out the nation's "most accountable" cities.

Those in Houston, Chicago and Los Angeles can perhaps take solace in knowing that their cities house the nation’s largest number of tax return preparation and electronic filing businesses.   That puts them in the listing of the Top 10 Most Accountable Cities, according to Superpages.com.

Texas residents should be particularly well-positioned for that last minute push – with not only Houston topping the chart, but with three entries in the Top 10.

“We know about last minute tax preparation around here,” said Robyn Rose, vice president of marketing for Superpages.com. “For all you procrastinators out there, make sure you look at user reviews and use our compare merchant feature which allows you to put different businesses side by side to see specialties, payment options, and, of course, hours of operation.”

Top 10 Most Accountable Cities

1. Houston, Texas (520)  

2. Chicago, Illinois (457)  

3. Los Angeles, California (451)  

4. San Antonio, Texas (289)  

5. Dallas, Texas (284)  

6. San Diego, California (278)  

7. Las Vegas, Nevada (275)  

8. Saint Louis, Missouri (227)  

9. Phoenix, Arizona (220)  

10. Brooklyn, New York (217)  

1 The number after the city denotes the number of listings it has on Superpages.com in the “Tax Return Preparation & Electronic Filing” category.