Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 9/3/2019

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2019†


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 29,995
Certified Public Accountants 210,871
Enrolled Actuaries 219
Enrolled Agents 56,433
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 685

Other Qualifications

2019 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 60,219

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,564,184

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.