Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 09/01/2022

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2022†


Professional Credentials

Attorneys 27,755
Certified Public Accountants 200,801
Enrolled Actuaries 209
Enrolled Agents 58,353
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 537

Other Qualifications

2022 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 59,927

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,889,316

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.