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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

Still Working On A Stopgap Funding Bill

Stop gap funding bill vote today?...

Another Shutdown Countdown

Looking to keep the federal government running into January....

All Eyes On The Senate

The Senate returns this week with a long to-do list....

It’s Going To Be A Long December

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A Better Way To Tax Corporations Than The House’s Book Minimum Levy

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House About To Pass Build Back Better

And now to the Senate, really....

Book Minimum Tax May Discourage Investment More Than a Rate Hike

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Is Friday BBB Vote Day?

Democratic leaders say tomorrow is the likely day for a BBB vote....

How An $80,000 SALT Cap Stacks Up Against A Full Deduction For Those Making $400,000 Or Less

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The Short Run Growth and Inflation Effects of Build Back Better Are Likely to Be Modest

A key issue in the congressional debate over President Biden’s Build Back Better (BBB) plan is how it would affect the economy over the next......

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