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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

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The American Rescue Plan Heads To The Senate

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Pandemic Promises, Fights For Online Tax Revenues

No new taxes in a pandemic?...

The House Will Vote On The Pandemic Relief Bill On Friday.

Tomorrow looks like the day....

Maryland’s Digital Advertising Levy Sets Off a New Battle Over Taxing E-Commerce

The most interesting tax news these days may be state efforts to tax digital advertising...

What Is Down May Not Go Up

Fed Chair Powell: Rampant inflation is “not a problem.”...

One More Step Toward Approval of Pandemic Relief

The House Budget Committee assembled the bill....

Why States and Localities Need More Federal Aid

Opponents of additional federal aid to state and local governments have noted that overall state revenue declines have not been as bad as expected during......

Congress Is Back with a Big, Big Relief Plan

The House aims to vote this week on its $1.9 trillion stimulus plan....

What We Are Learning About Firms That Received PPP Loans in 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was considered essential to last year’s bipartisan COVID-19 relief packages, and many policymakers initially hailed the CARES Act version as......

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