Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 10/01/2021

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


Professional Credentials

Attorneys 28,424
Certified Public Accountants 205,388
Enrolled Actuaries 182
Enrolled Agents 57,864
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 608

Other Qualifications

2021 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 62,119

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,782,629

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.