Return Preparer Office federal tax return preparer statistics


Data current as of 07/01/2024

Individuals with current Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2024

  • 796,620

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

  • 2,128,261

Professional credentials* and other qualifications

Professional credentials/Other qualifications Total
Attorneys* 27,174
Certified public accountants* 206,656
Enrolled actuaries* 172
Enrolled agents* 57,960
Enrolled retirement plan agents* 482
2024 Annual Filing Season Program records of completion issued 78,378

Some preparers have multiple professional credentials and qualifications.