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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 7/1/2014

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2014†

688,546

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

30,601

Certified Public Accountants

212,314

Enrolled Actuaries

453

Enrolled Agents

48,840

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

709

 

 

Other Categories

Supervised Preparers*

60,432

Non-1040 Preparers*

47,920

 

 

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,039,055

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials.

* These numbers do not include attorneys, certified public accountants, or enrolled agents. Also, preparers may be both supervised and non-1040 filers.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 03-Jul-2014