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Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 8/1/2016

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2016†

721,110

Professional Credentials

Attorneys

30,739

Certified Public Accountants

212,881

Enrolled Actuaries

324

Enrolled Agents

51,677

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

734

Other Qualifications

Annual Filing Season Program
Records of Completion Issued
62,508

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,240,469

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 01-Aug-2016