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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 5/1/2015

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

700,717

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

30,248

Certified Public Accountants

211,383

Enrolled Actuaries

373

Enrolled Agents

50,012

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

688

Other Qualifications

Annual Filing Season Program
Records of Completion Issued
43,756

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,135,559

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 05-May-2015