The Internal Revenue Service recently released $1.87 million in liens against businessman John Vratsinas that were filed after human resources companies he controlled failed to pay employee withholding taxes for clients in Greater Des Moines. The most recent releases were related to penalties levied against Vratsinas as a person in control of the companies. All told, the IRS has released more than $6.1 million in liens against Vratsinas and his companies. The recent releases were signed April 17 and recorded April 30. Click here for a related Business Record story.