Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 11/01/2022

Number of Individuals with Current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2022†


Professional Credentials

Attorneys 28,155
Certified Public Accountants 201,957
Enrolled Actuaries 210
Enrolled Agents 57,542
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents 544

Other Qualifications

2022 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 59,927

† Cumulative number of individuals issued PTINs since 9/28/2010: 1,904,686

‡ Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.