It isn't supposed to populate. READ THE WHOLE POST AND LOOK AT THE FORM ITSELF.
and ex marks the spot where those rocks and anvils hit me.
The IRS can discuss with the paid preparer, you don't need to be the 3rd party designee as well.
Anytime Ive called the tax practitioner hotline and they ask me if Im the 3rd party designee, I tell them probably, but I dont need to be, I'm the paid preparer.