Return Preparer Office federal tax return preparer statistics


Data current as of 02/01/2024

Individuals with current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2024

  • 739,049

Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010

  • 2,099,709

Professional credentials* and other qualifications

Professional credentials/Other qualifications Total
Attorneys* 22,029
Certified public accountants* 196,477
Enrolled actuaries* 170
Enrolled agents* 61,847
Enrolled retirement plan agents* 469
2024 Annual Filing Season Program records of completion issued 73,675

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.