Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 02/01/2023

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2023†


Professional Credentials

Attorneys 25,079
Certified Public Accountants 192,705
Enrolled Actuaries 193
Enrolled Agents 59,623
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 515

Other Qualifications

2023 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 55,312

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,975,729

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.