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About Our Firm

Since the firm's inception in 1990 when the firm bought out the local practice of PriceWaterhouse, Keathley, Maxwell & Antongiovanni, LLP has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. The Firm's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as assurance services, financial statement preparation, litigation support, internal control support and financial planning.

Keathley, Maxwell & Antongiovanni, LLP is one of the leading firms in the California central valley and is primarily based in Bakersfield, California. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax and attestation professionals, and work ethic is the reason our clients return year after year.

Our Mission

KMA's mission is to be your trusted business advisor, becoming an advocate for you and your company's continued success through superior service, knowledge, communications and timely delivery of products.


Peer Review


Please click the following link to view our most recent peer review, in which we received a rating of pass, the highest rating possible:

December 31, 2013 System Review Report Dated May 15, 2014




  • Keathley, Maxwell & Antongiovanni, LLP
  • 4260 Truxtun Avenue
  • Suite 140
  • Bakersfield, CA 93309
  • Telephone: (661) 635-3180
  • Fax: (661) 635-3190

General Tax Policy

Perception, Politics, Reality, and Revenue

Scrap the ACA’s NIIT and GOP tax reform gets easier. Why? TPC’s Howard Gleckman explains the math (and the politics) behind repealing the Affordable Care Act’s 3.8 percent Net Investment Income Tax...

"Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, start all over again."

“Nothing’s impossible, I have found…” The Senate may have revived its effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with yet another version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act....

Yes, Killing The ACA’s Investment Tax Now Would Make The Next GOP Tax Bill Easier. Here's Why

The chaos surrounding Senate efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act will prolong the debate over what Republicans will do about the nearly $1 trillion......

Tax Reform To-Dos

Advice for tax reformers. TPC Director Mark Mazur testified before the Senate Finance Committee this week, joining three other former assistant Treasury secretaries for tax policy....

My Advice To The Senate Finance Panel About Tax Reform

On July 18, four former assistant Treasury secretaries for tax policy testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the prospects and challenges of achieving tax......

“Just what makes that little old ant…”

“Think he’ll move that rubber tree plant?” Senate efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (and its taxes) are dead in the water....

The House Budget Panel’s Fiscal Framework Could Open The Door To A Big Tax Bill

Hours after the collapse of the Senate GOP leadership’s health plan, Republicans began to move on. The House began its efforts to write a tax......

Three Main Takeaways from CBO’s Analysis of the President’s Budget

The Congressional Budget Office released its Analysis of the President’s FY2018 Budget last week, estimating that the plan would reduce the federal budget deficit from......

Bye for now, BCRA...

The Senate’s second effort to repeal and replace the ACA has failed....

A Vote Delay, and No CBO Score Today

Health care vote delayed due to a senator’s health care. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has delayed consideration of his revised Better Care Reconciliation Act....

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