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If you receive 1099C form for 2015 - that is an indication that your debt was cancelled in 2015 and the cancellation date is reported on that form.The issue is that when the debt is cancelled - form 1099C MUST be issued.
If that information is NOT correct - you need to discuss that with the sender.
I am sorry for your situation...
That is not something the lender (or a loan servicer as in your situation) may decide...
If the debt is forgiven - the form 1099C is required by the law.
However - we need to be clear if the debt is forgiven or not?
If the debt is NOT forgiven yet 0- but based on some conditions will be forgiven in 2019 - that is different situation...
I would suggest to contact the administrator of your loan and verify the fact of forgiveness.See instructions - page 3 for filing requirements
When To FileGenerally, file Form 1099-C for the year in which an identifiable event occurs. See Exceptions, later. If you cancel a debt before an identifiable event occurs, you may choose to file Form 1099-C for the year of cancellation. No further reporting is required even if a later identifiable event occurs with respect to an amount previously reported. Also, you are not required to file an additional or corrected Form 1099-C if you receive payment on a prior year debt.When Is a Debt CanceledA debt is deemed canceled on the date an identifiable event occurs or, if earlier, the date of the actual discharge if you choose to file Form 1099-C for the year of cancellation.