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Service Areas

Burkey & Cox is pleased to provide accounting, auditing, income tax returns, bookkeeping, payroll, business consulting, and financial planning services to its clients throughout Northern Los Angeles County, Kern County, Northern San Diego County, and Southern Riverside County, California, encompassing the areas of the Antelope Valley and the Indian Wells Valley, and including the cities of Palmdale, Lancaster, Ridgecrest, China Lake, Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Diego, Quartz Hill, Rosamond, Acton, Tehachapi, California City/Mojave, Canyon Country, Valencia, Los Angeles, Leona Valley, Bakersfield, Vista, Encinitas, Fallbrook, San Marcos, Escondido, La Jolla, Solana Beach, Irvine, Cardiff by the Sea, Del Mar, San Clemente, Rancho Santa Fe, Ridgecrest, Inyokern, Lake Isabella, Lone Pine, Trona, and Randsburg.

Merger with Carlsbad CPA Accounting Firm

We are pleased to announce that Gilchrist, Stanfield & Newquist, CPAs, located in Carlsbad, California and serving the San Diego, California area, has merged with the firm.

The effective date is June 1, 2015. Firm letter to clientspdf logo

"The partners at both our firms are excited about the merger," said Laura Bradford, CPA and Partner. "During the transition, we will be working together to provide the San Diego clients continued excellent service." MORE

Burkey and Cox Carlsbad office

Merger party (left to right): Nicolas Pogu, Jennifer Evans CPA, Kate Greenfield, Kenny Evans CPA, Cricket Newquist, Les Newquist CPA, Jan Billings, Don Webb, Lisa Webb, Scott Evans CPA CFP, Laura Bradford CPA, and Marianne Evans MORE

Charissa Crouch, CPACharissa Crouch, CPA, joins the Firm

Burkey & Cox is pleased to announce that Charissa Crouch, CPA, has joined the firm. She will be working with the audit and tax team.

Welcome, Charissa, to the team. MORE

Burkey & Cox -- Voted Best Accounting Services

best award for burkey coxBurkey Cox Evans & Bradford Accountancy Corporation (Burkey & Cox) is a unique and versatile CPA firm that "year after year" receives the award for "Best Accounting Services." With offices in Palmdale/Lancaster, Ridgecrest and Carlsbad, this accounting firm offers knowledgeable, creative and personalized accounting services, auditing services, bookkeeping services, payroll services, business consulting, financial planning, and income tax returns.

For individuals, businesses, corporations, trusts and non-profit organizations alike, all Burkey & Cox services are offered at a reasonable and affordable price.

Please browse this website and learn more about this accounting firm's partners, CPAs, accountants and office staff. This website is also designed to give you a wealth of tax and financial information -- all free of charge.

Celebration of Merger

Carlsbad CPA firm merger barbeque celebration A recent barbeque was held in Carlsbad to celebrate the merger of Gilcrist Stanfield & Newquist with Burkey & Cox.


Certified QuickBook ProAdvisors on Staff

Burkey & Cox is pleased to provide its clients and future clients expert assistance with their QuickBooks bookkeeping with three of the top Certified Pro Advisors on staff -- Lorraine Holt, Cecilia Pineda and Jan Billings.

So, if you are looking for a pro advisor to help you with your QuickBooks, call Burkey & Cox.

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Antelope Valley Office Palmdale - Lancaster

  • Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford
  • 1058 West Avenue M-14
  • Palmdale, CA  93551
  • Phone 661-267-2005
  • Fax 661-267-2471

This office is conveniently located between Palmdale and Lancaster, right off the 14 Freeway. Get Google Directions

Indian Wells Valley Office Ridgecrest - China Lake

  • Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford
  • 425 W. Drummond Avenue
  • Ridgecrest, CA  93555
  • Phone 760- 375-1508
  • Fax 760-375-8865

This office is conveniently located in the heart of Ridgecrest. Get Google Directions

San Diego Office New - Carlsbad - Oceanside

  • Burkey Cox Evans & Bradford
  • partnered with --
  • Gilchrist, Stanfield & Newquist
  • 5122 Avenida Encinas, Suite 120
  • Carlsbad, CA  92008
  • Phone 760-431-1755
  • Fax 760-431-1760

This office is conveniently located. Get Google Directions

Business Hours All Offices

8am-5pm Monday thru Friday

Letter of Praise From California Senator

letter to Burkey CoxCalifornia Senator Sharon Runner praises Burkey & Cox for winning "Best Accounting Firm 2015"... a recognition the firm has received yearly since 1999.



Laura Bradford, CPA and Partner, talks about the firm. laura bradford info video about Burkey & Cox

Partners, CPAs, accountants and staff participate in "Color Me Rad" event for charity. laura bradford info video about Burkey & Cox