Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics

Data current as of 11/4/2019

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2019†

788,209

Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 30,546
Certified Public Accountants 213,215
Enrolled Actuaries 226
Enrolled Agents 57,305
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 688

Other Qualifications

2019 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 60,219

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,581,760

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.