Two million homeowners statewide have now registered for the STAR property tax exemption.

That's according to numbers released today by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

80% of homeowners in Oneida County and 78% in Herkimer County have registered for the program.

STAR saves homeowners an average of $700 a year on their property taxes.

The deadline to register is December 31st.

To register, visit www.tax.ny.gov.