Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 11/2/2020

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


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 29,635
Certified Public Accountants 211,967
Enrolled Actuaries 210
Enrolled Agents 57,957
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 639

Other Qualifications

2020 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 60,463

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,688,037

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.