If your company is a sole proprietorship or an unincorporated partnership,
and you are setting up an owner or partner for the first time, add the name to
the Other Names list instead of the Employee list.
However, if an owner or partner is already in your Employee list, designate
the "employee" as an owner.
Because of government requirements, QuickBooks does not do payroll for
owners. Pay owners or partners with "regular" checks
(using Write Checks), not
Adding a name
to the Other Names list
Paying an owner or
Paying an owner
or partner for time worked