Return Preparer Office federal tax return preparer statistics


Data current as of 05/01/2024

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

  • 782,574

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

  • 2,118,629

Professional credentials* and other qualifications

Professional credentials/Other qualifications Total
Attorneys* 26,726
Certified public accountants* 204,891
Enrolled actuaries* 170
Enrolled agents* 57,611
Enrolled retirement plan agents* 478
2024 Annual Filing Season Program records of completion issued 78,321

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.