Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 1/2/2020

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


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 31,528
Certified Public Accountants 220,544
Enrolled Actuaries 233
Enrolled Agents 58,461
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 697

Other Qualifications

2020 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 41,368

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,626,591

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.