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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

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One, Two, Three Senate COVID-19 Relief Plans

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A Court Case, Questions, and Requests

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The Supreme Court Is Hearing A Case That Could Block the IRS From Halting Abusive Tax Shelters

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Biden Will Have Hard Work Ahead

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