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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

If You Care about Social Security and Medicare, You Should Care about these Tax Bills

The Joint Committee on Taxation, Congressional Budget Office , and Tax Policy Center agree that, without significant changes, the House-passed tax bill (the Tax Cuts......

The Right Way, And The Wrong Way, To Measure the Benefits Of Tax Changes

At the core of the political debate over the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is an intense and sometimes emotional argument over who benefits. Not......

The House Version Of The TCJA Would Modestly Boost The Economy

The House-passed version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would benefit the economy modestly over the next 20 years but by far less......

Senate Finance Panel Tax Bill Would Trim Taxes At First But Raise Them For Half Of Households By 2027

The Senate Finance Committee’s version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act would cut taxes by an average of $1,300 in 2019, according to a......

Tax Bills Proceed, Scoreless and Unpopular

“Tax cuts will pay for themselves, believe me.”...

Sorry, Pennsylvania Voters, Your Property Tax Isn’t Going Anywhere

On Election Day, 54 percent of Pennsylvania voters backed a convoluted ballot initiative aimed at ending homeowner’s property taxes. Sounds great, right? Well, unfortunately for......

TCJA Steams Along in the House and Senate

The House passes its version of the TCJA. By a vote of 227 to 205, Republicans advanced a $1.5 trillion tax cut for individuals and businesses....

The House Ways and Means Tax Bill Would Raise the National Debt to 123 percent of GDP by 2037

The Tax Policy Center estimates that the House Ways and Means Committee’s version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) would increase the ratio......

Repealing The Estate Tax Could Allow Heirs Of The Very Wealthy To Avoid Tax On Capital Gains

he House is expected to vote today to reduce, then repeal the estate tax. The tax currently applies to only about 5,000 of the nation’s......

The House Tax Bill Would Simplify Higher Ed Subsidies, But The Price Would Be Higher Costs For Many

The House Ways & Means Committee version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) rightly aims to simplify a complex system of tax subsidies......

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