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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 9/2/2014

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

694,520

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

30,998

Certified Public Accountants

213,503

Enrolled Actuaries

434

Enrolled Agents

49,012

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

711

 

 

Other Categories

Supervised Preparers*

62,027

Non-1040 Preparers*

49,338

 

 

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,042,527

‡ 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: 04-Sep-2014