Return Preparer Office Federal Tax Return Preparer Statistics


Data current as of 09/01/2023

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

  • 774,735

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

  • 2,011,231

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.

Professional Credentials* and Other Qualifications

Professional Credentials/Other Qualifications Total
Attorneys* 27,904
Certified Public Accountants* 203,248
Enrolled Actuaries* 211
Enrolled Agents* 58,869
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents* 545
2023 Annual Filing Season Program Records of Completion Issued 60,851