Welcome to the

Ohio Business Gateway

The following Unemployment Insurance Tax applications will be unavailable from Tuesday, 11/30/2021 5:00 PM to Monday 12/06/2021 7:00 AM Eastern Time for planned maintenance.

  • Unemployment Insurance Tax
  • JFS Archived Reports
  • Manage JFS Profile

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Save time and money by filing taxes and other transactions with the State of Ohio online.


Effective Sept. 27, 2021, online self-service will be the only way for you to recover your username or password.

To increase security for your business, set up Online Account Recovery. Log into the Gateway and click the profile icon and click Account Settings.

In December 2021, there will be an update to Unemployment Insurance Filings. You will now be able enter Out of State Wages if applicable. You may also Designate an Employee’s Location if the system identifies multiple locations.


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Learn about upcoming changes to the Gateway

Learn about upcoming changes to the W-2/1099-R Electronic Filing Requirements



How does a Filer Obtain Approval for Access to Service Areas and Transaction Types for their Business?

Service Area Added – Online Notice Response Service

Filers that are non-Administrators can request access to specific Service Areas and Transaction Types via the My Business - Administration link on their Gateway Home Page. All access requests are electronically submitted to the authorized Filing Administrators for approval.

How do Filing Administrators Secure Access to their Business’ Account and Data?

How do Filing Administrators Secure Access to their Business’ Account and Data?

Authorized Filing Administrators serves as the security gatekeeper for their business and maintains security by actively managing who has access to their business’ data. Administrators use the Gateway’s Service Area Access transaction to control security access to other filers acting on behalf of their business’ Gateway account, and to provide each filer with access to relevant transactions on their Dashboard.

For Filing Administrator assistance with Service Area Access, review this video.