Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 4/1/2020

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


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 28,293
Certified Public Accountants 208,136
Enrolled Actuaries 212
Enrolled Agents 56,777
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 625

Other Qualifications

2020 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 57,291

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,662,375

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.