Return Preparer Office federal tax return preparer statistics


Data current as of 06/03/2024

Individuals with current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2024

  • 789,435

Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010

  • 2,122,510

Professional credentials* and other qualifications

Professional credentials/Other qualifications Total
Attorneys* 26,995
Certified public accountants* 206,208
Enrolled actuaries* 172
Enrolled agents* 57,846
Enrolled retirement plan agents* 480
2024 Annual Filing Season Program records of completion issued 78,366

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.