Return Preparer Office federal tax return preparer statistics


Data current as of 04/01/2024

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

  • 775,932

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

  • 2,114,989

Professional credentials* and other qualifications

Professional credentials/Other qualifications Total
Attorneys* 26,321
Certified public accountants* 203,676
Enrolled actuaries* 172
Enrolled agents* 62,905
Enrolled retirement plan agents* 474
2024 Annual Filing Season Program records of completion issued 77,034

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.