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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 4/1/2015

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

696,407

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

29,747

Certified Public Accountants

210,172

Enrolled Actuaries

370

Enrolled Agents

49,895

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

682

Other Qualifications

Annual Filing Season Program
Records of Completion Issued
43,588

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,133,688

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Apr-2015