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If these contractor payments are from your QuickBooks Online Payroll data, then, to record this to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac, you can either write a check directly.
You can refer to page 79 of this article for more information about the process: QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2020 User's Guide.
For additional knowledge about contractors and how to track their payments, take a look at this resource: How to set up contractors and track them for 1099s in QuickBooks.
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