You can pay a sales rep, subcontractor, owner, or partner for time worked.
The person must be on one of the following lists:
Sales Rep (one of the Customer & Vendor Profile Lists). A Sales Rep
always appears on one of the three lists below as well.
Vendor (appropriate for subcontractors and other temporary workers, especially if you must report payments to them on Form 1099-MISC)
Other Name (appropriate for owners and partners)
Employee (employee type must be Owner)