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About Us

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

Debt Limits, Trust, and Optimism

Get ready for the debt limit crisis....

Delaying Required IRA Distributions Again Would Largely Help Only The Wealthy

The House Ways & Means Committee is once again tinkering with the law that requires retirees to take minimum distributions from their individual retirement accounts......

If You Can’t Stand The Heat…

Treasury Secretary Yellen: Threading the needle on inflation....

Should Government Use Tax Incentives to Encourage People to Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Tax incentives can encourage action that supports the public good—like lifting children out of poverty, giving to charity, pursuing higher education, or using alternatives to fossil fuels. How abou...

Gaps, Surpluses, And A Retreat

McConnell: No to $4 trillion but maybe yes to $600 billion....

Biden’s Effort to Close the Tax Gap Is Well-Intentioned but Flawed

In his American Families Plan, President Biden unveiled a tax compliance initiative aimed at closing the gap between taxes that are owed and what are......

Will Biden’s Plan to Reduce the Tax Gap by Increasing the IRS’s Budget Raise $300 Billion?

I —among many others —have called for more money for the Internal Revenue Service to enable it to collect even more money owed to the......

Talks, Avoidance, and Details

ISO: A bipartisan infrastructure bill....

A Boom, A Clarification, And Maybe Tax Avoidance?

The US economy boomed in the first quarter of the year....

Avoiding Biden’s Proposed Capital Gains Tax Hikes Won’t Be So Easy. Or Will It?

President Biden’s American Families Plan would make two big changes in the tax treatment of investment income such as long-term capital gains and dividends. Some......

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