Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 9/1/2020

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


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 29,133
Certified Public Accountants 210,349
Enrolled Actuaries 213
Enrolled Agents 57,449
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 644

Other Qualifications

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

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,679,811

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.