Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 7/1/2020

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2020†


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 28,954
Certified Public Accountants 209,863
Enrolled Actuaries 214
Enrolled Agents 57,006
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 637

Other Qualifications

2020 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 58,174

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,671,192

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.