The roles of Matís is considered of great importance when it comes to monitoring food, for example, through analysis of food samples collected by local food and health authorities in Iceland. Domestic funds are also important in the income of Matís. Additionally, there are domestic companies and other domestic public identities that are important in Matís operation. Finally, a large portion of Matís‘ revenues comes from foreign sources, 30% in 2017 (est).
The largest expenses, excluding salaries and salary related expenses, include office- and administrative expenses, expenses related to projects and housing expenses.
Matís is in good cooperation with the Icelandic National Audit Office, who are responsible for auditing the annual financial statement. In recent years, the review from the National Audit Office has been without suggestions for improvement.