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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, 2019 System Review Report Dated August 28, 2020




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

General Tax Policy

Waiting, Wondering, and Watching

President Biden awaits more details on bipartisan infrastructure bill....

Summertime, And The Legislating Won’t Be Easy

How shall we pay for an infrastructure plan?...

Another Ruling, Another Rejection, And More Projections

The Affordable Care Act survives another US Supreme Court challenge....

Infrastructure, Inflation, Leaks, and Challenges

Bipartisan infrastructure bill gets more backing....

The Fate Of Biden’s Corporate Tax Hikes May Rest On Who Voters Think Pay Them

As the partisan battle heats up over President Biden’s ambitious infrastructure plan—and the tax increases to pay for it—the fate of the package will largely......

Progressives Vie For Attention

If progressives drive bipartisan infrastructure talks off course, where will they go instead?...

Pro Publica’s Billionaires: Stories Behind the Story

Pro Publica’s recent story about the small amount of tax paid by many of the nation’s billionaires has focused new attention on what critics say......

Big Questions, Simple Rejections

Will a trillion dollar infrastructure bill be President Biden’s high-water mark?...

Global Leaders Officially Endorse Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

President Biden and G-7: Yes to a global minimum corporate tax of 15 percent....

Mind the Growing Tax Gap

Treasury: Tax gap could grow to $7 trillion over ten years....

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