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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 2/2/2015

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

666,902

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

27,479

Certified Public Accountants

202,092

Enrolled Actuaries

365

Enrolled Agents

49,052

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

652

Other Qualifications

Annual Filing Season Program
Records of Completion Issued
42,179

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,123,967

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 03-Feb-2015