Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 04/01/2021

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2021†


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 27,041
Certified Public Accountants 201,987
Enrolled Actuaries 181
Enrolled Agents 57,212
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 596

Other Qualifications

2021 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 60,399

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,759,771

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.