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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 8/5/2014

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

691,108

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

30,796

Certified Public Accountants

212,611

Enrolled Actuaries

453

Enrolled Agents

48,887

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

710

 

 

Other Categories

Supervised Preparers*

61,404

Non-1040 Preparers*

48,758

 

 

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,040,934

‡ 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: 05-Aug-2014