Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 07/01/2021

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


Professional Credentials‡

Attorneys 27,949
Certified Public Accountants 204,425
Enrolled Actuaries 182
Enrolled Agents 57,478
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 602

Other Qualifications

2021 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 62,118

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,770,047

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.