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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 9/1/2015

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2015†

711,543

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

30,979

Certified Public Accountants

212,714

Enrolled Actuaries

385

Enrolled Agents

50,225

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

708

Other Qualifications

Annual Filing Season Program
Records of Completion Issued
43,984

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,144,409

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 04-Sep-2015