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Telephone Support

For assistance, call the Gateway Help Desk at 866-OHIO-GOV (866-644-6468) and select the option of the next filing you need to make, even for general questions or help logging in.

The Help Desk is available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. excluding state holidays.

For TTY/TDD, use the Ohio Relay Service at 800-750-0750.

Agents at any agency can answer most general questions about the Gateway, but the only agents authorized to answer specific questions about transactions or services are the agents at the agency that administers the transaction or service.

Tax questions

For authoritative answers to tax questions, contact the Department of Taxation:

Labor law questions

For questions about Ohio labor law, contact the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Wage and Hour Administration at or 614-644-2239.

For questions about federal labor law, see or contact the United States Department of Labor at 1-866-4-USA-DOL.

Secretary of State business filings questions

Contact the Secretary of State's Business Services Division at 877-SOS-FILE (877-767-3453) option 1 or by email.

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