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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 3/2/2015

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

687,881

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

28,888

Certified Public Accountants

207,491

Enrolled Actuaries

369

Enrolled Agents

49,610

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

670

Other Qualifications

Annual Filing Season Program
Records of Completion Issued
43,209

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,130,729

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Mar-2015