Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 06/01/2023

Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2023

  • 756,521

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

  • 1,997,200

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Professional Credentials* and Other Qualifications

Professional Credentials/Other Qualifications Total
Attorneys* 27,397
Certified Public Accountants* 201,989
Enrolled Actuaries* 207
Enrolled Agents* 57,870
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents* 540
2023 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 60,833