Welcome to QuickBooks Community, useraccounts12.
I'd like to make sure that I fully understand your concern. Are you trying to set up subcontractors in QuickBooks Online? If so, let me show you how.
We're unable to add a subcontractor in QuickBooks Online. The best option I can suggest is to add a new supplier. Please follow these steps:
If you need to pay subcontractors, you can check the detailed steps here: How to pay a subcontractor from time sheet entries.
Also, please leave a comment below if you're referring to something else. I'll keep an eye on this thread.
I'm wishing you all the best! Take care!