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Como’s Music Store uses the direct write-off method in accounting for uncollectible accounts. Record the following transactions in general journal form: 20-1 May 8 Wrote off $1,745 owed by Vickie Lawrence, who has no assets. July 15 Wrote off $1,300 owed by Dan Utter, who declared bankruptcy. Sept. 2 Reinstated the account of Vickie Lawrence, which had been written off on May 8, and received $1,745 cash in full settlement. 20-2 May 15 Reinstated the account of Dan Utter, which had been written off in the previous year, and received $1,300 cash in full settlement.