Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 05/03/2021

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2021†


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 27,459
Certified Public Accountants 203,133
Enrolled Actuaries 183
Enrolled Agents 57,273
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 599

Other Qualifications

2021 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 61,533

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,762,785

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.